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Statement By Press Secretary Matt Chandler On Secretary Napolitano's Upcoming Visit To The Bahamas

Release Date: 
November 8, 2011

For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
Contact: 202-282-8010

"Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano will travel to Nassau, Bahamas on Nov. 9th-10th to deliver the keynote address at the second Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI) Dialogue and meet with senior U.S. State Department officials and regional security partners - highlighting the Department's commitment to collaboration in the Caribbean on a variety of security initiatives to combat transnational crime, cyber threats, and terrorism.

While in Nassau, Secretary Napolitano will meet with Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham to underscore the Obama administration's commitment to strengthening bilateral security cooperation while facilitating trade and tourism. Secretary Napolitano will also participate in a media availability with State Department Acting Assistant Secretary for the Western Hemisphere Roberta Jacobson. More details on the trip will be released once they are finalized."


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