Humala’s South American tour: Peru’s president-elect meets Brazil’s Rousseff


Peru's president-elect Humala meets Brazil's Rousseff
President-elect, Ollanta Humala, with Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff. (Photo: Andina)

President-elect, Ollanta Humala, met Brazil’s president Dilma Rousseff today at Palacio de Planalto in Brasilia, reports El Comercio.

Humala left Lima last night at 1 a.m. starting a regional tour that includes Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina and Chile.

Peru’s new president met Rousseff at 10 a.m. (7 a.m. local time) today in response to an invitation made by Brazil’s president.

On June 10 he will meet ex-president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in São Paulo, according to Gana Perú’s press office. The next day he will meet with Fernando Lugo, president of Paraguay.

Humala will also have a meeting with Uruguay’s president, José Alberto Mujica, on June 13 in Montevideo, and with Argentina’s Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, on June 14 in Buenos Aires.

His tour will end in Santiago on June 15 where he will meet Chile’s president Sebastián Piñera.

Humala is traveling with his wife, Nadien Heredia, as well as press and security personnel, according to Gana Peru’s press office.