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The Vice President In Latin America

Vice President Joe Biden meets with Christina Fernandez de Kirchner of Argentina, in Vina del Mar, Chile.

Vice President Joe Biden and President Michelle Bachelet of Chile wave to the press upon the Vice President's arrival at Cerro Castillo for a reception and dinner, in Vina del Mar, Chile.

Vice President Joe Biden meets with President Tabare Vazquez of Uruguay in Vina del Mar, Chile.

Vice President Joe Biden and President Michelle Bachelet of Chile listen while British Prime Minister Gordon Brown speaks, during a roundtable meeting of leaders at the Progressive Governance conference in Vina del Mar, Chile.

Vice President Joe Biden stands with other attendees for a group photo on the balcony of the Sheraton after a round table meeting at the Progressive Governance conference in Vina del Mar, Chile, Saturday, March 28, 2009. The attendees are from left, Jens Stoltenberg, Prime Minister of Norway, Luis Inacio Lula da Silva, President of Brazil, Gordon Brown, Prime Minister of Britain, Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile, Joe Biden, Vice President of the United States, Christina Fernandez de Kirchner, President of Argentina, Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, and Tabare Vazquez, President of Uruguay.

Vice President Joe Biden answers a question about US-Cuban relations during a press conference at the Progressive Governance conference in Vina del Mar, Chile, Saturday, March 28, 2009. In the background are Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, President of Uruguay Tabare Vazquez, and Jose Miguel Insulza, of the Organization of American States.

Vice President Joe Biden smiles as Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero talks about the US-Spanish relationship in response to a reporters question during a press conference at the Progressive Governance conference.

Vice President Joe Biden walks past members of the Chilean military guard with the chief protocol officer upon his arrival at La Moneda for dinner with President Michelle Bachelet, in Santiago, Chile.

Vice President Joe Biden stands with Chilean President Michelle Bachelet while the national anthem is played upon the Vice President's arrival for dinner.

Vice President Joe Biden walks with Chilean President Michelle Bachelet past the palace guards.

Vice President Joe Biden stands with Chilean President Michelle Bachelet as he is saluted by the head palace guard upon his arrival for dinner.

Vice President Joe Biden and Chilean President Michelle Bachelet speak to the press after their meeting in her office.

Vice President Joe Biden meets with Chilean President Michelle Bachelet.

Vice President Joe Biden delivers a toast during a dinner with Chilean President Michelle Bachelet.

Jill Biden talks to families at the US Embassy in Costa Rica after Vice President Joe Biden spoke to embassy staff and families in San Jose, Costa Rica

Latin American leaders and Vice President Joe Biden stand for a group photo after a multilateral meeting at Casa Presidencial in San Jose, Costa Rica, March 30, 2009. The leaders are front row left to right; Guatemala's President Alvaro Colom, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, Costa Rica's President Oscar Arias, El Salvador's President Tony Saca, El Salvador's President- elect Mauricio Funes and Panama's President Martin Torrijos. Second row left to right; Honduras' Vice President Aristides Mejia, Belize's Prime Minister Dean Barrow and Nicaragua's Vice Minister of Foreign Relations Manuel Coronel Kautz.