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Carlos Miguel Escarra-Malave, vice chairman of the Committee on Foreign Policy, Sovereignty and Integration of the Venezuelan National Assembly. He meets administration officials.


Defense Minister Brownie Samukai of Liberia, who discusses prospects for peace in West Africa in a briefing at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.


PresidentValdis Zatlers of Latvia, who meets Vice President Joseph R. Biden and House Speaker John Boehner and discusses U.S.-Latvian relations in an address at Georgetown University.

Dr. Fredrick Makumbi, director of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Uganda’s Makerere University; Dr. Oladosu Ojengbede, director of the College of Medicine at Nigeria’s University of Ibadan; and Dr. Frank Taulo, director of the Center for Reproductive Health at the University of Malawi. They discuss family planning issues in Africa at a briefing at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.


Mohammed Alghatam, former chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Bahrain Center for Studies and Research, who discusses developments in Bahrain at a briefing with the Middle East Policy Council.

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