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Sep 22, 2016

The Presidents of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras and the Vice President of the United States to meet at the Inter-American Development Bank on Friday, September 23

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO THE MEDIA: PLEASE NOTE DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION

Presidents Salvador Sánchez Cerén of El Salvador, Jimmy Morales of Guatemala and Juan Orlando Hernández of Honduras will meet with Vice President of the United States Joe Biden, and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) President Luis Alberto Moreno on Friday, September 23, 2016, at the IDB. The meeting will also be attended by the foreign ministers of Chile, Colombia, and Mexico.

During their meetings, the leaders will review progress made to date under the Northern Triangle governments’ Plan of the Alliance for Prosperity and the U.S. Strategy for Engagement in Central America; discuss infrastructure, migration, prosperity, energy and other challenges and opportunities in the region; and identify steps to deepen cooperation. The IDB will also be hosting a meeting with private sector representatives regarding their vital role in moving the region forward.

The closing session will be open to the press:

What: "Northern Triangle - Building Together a Prosperous Future for the Region"

Who: Presidents of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras and the Vice President of the United States

When: Friday, September 23, 2016, from 4:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Where: Inter-American Development Bank, Enrique Iglesias Auditorium, 1330 New York Ave, NW, Washington, D.C. 20577

Media representatives wishing to attend should pre-register with John Ferriter, johnfe@iadb.org, (202) 623-1394.

THIS EVENT WILL BE LIVESTREAMED IN ENGLISH AND IN SPANISH

English: www.livestream.com/idbevents2

Spanish: www.livestream.com/idbevents3

UPDATED additional media logistics:

Event Start Time:4:15 PM EDT

Press Entrance:Media access will be available through the IDB entrance located on 1330 New York Ave NW.

Sat Truck Parking: Reserved Satellite Truck parking will not be available on site.

Press Parking:Dedicated media parking will not be available on site. The nearest parking garage is the Colonial Parking Garage located on 1333 H St NW.

Camera Pre-Set:12:00 – 12:30 PM EDT

Press Arrival:3:00 – 3:45 PM EDT

Final Access:3:45 PM EDT

Throw:50 feet *shooting down from a balcony to the stage

Notes:Power will be provided on site. Wi-Fi will be provided on site.

RSVP:Media representatives wishing to attend should pre-register with John Ferriter, johnfe@iadb.org, (202) 623-1394 by 5pm on Thursday, September 22nd.

White House contact for logistical and planning purposes only: Cristina Flores 202-881-7877.

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