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First Lady Michelle Obama Arrives In Mexico

Posted by: Audiegrl

Tuesday evening, First Lady Michelle Obama arrived at Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City on her first solo visit to the country as first lady.

Today Mrs. Obama will start her day by traveling to Los Pinos – the residence of President Calderón and Mrs. Zavala – where she will meet privately with Mrs. Zavala.

Mrs. Obama is spending Wednesday and Thursday in the capital of Mexico City on a visit that is part goodwill tour and in part to roll out an international agenda centered on engaging young people around the world.


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First Lady Michelle Obama Meets With Mexico’s First Lady Margarita Zavala de Calderon

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First Lady Michelle Obama greets Mrs. Margarita Zavala de Calderon, the First Lady of Mexico, in the Yellow Oval Room of the White House, Feb. 25, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Samantha Appleton)

The Mexican government says first lady Margarita Zavala has met with Michelle Obama during a visit to the White House on Thursday, February 25, 2010.

The President’s Office says the two women discussed obesity, diabetes, addictions and the situation of undocumented Mexican minors in the United States. It says they stressed the links between their countries in working on those issues.

Zavala was in Washington on Thursday for a conference on reducing demand for drugs. She returned home Thursday.

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