President Obama official schedule and guidance, March 21, 2011. To Santiago, Chile

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 20, 2011

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2011

In the morning, the First Family will depart Rio de Janeiro, Brazil en route Santiago, Chile. The departure from Galeao Air Force Base and the arrival at Santiago International Airport are open press.

In the afternoon, the President and the First Lady will participate in an arrival ceremony at La Moneda Palace. There will be travel pool coverage. Later, the President and President Sebastian Piera of Chile will hold a bilateral meeting. The President and President Piera will then hold an expanded bilateral meeting. These meetings are closed press.

Later, the President and President Piera will hold a joint press conference at La Moneda Palace. The joint press conference is pooled for TV and open to pre-credentialed correspondents.

Later in the afternoon, the President will deliver remarks at Centro Cultural Palazio La Moneda. The President’s remarks are open press.

Later, the President and the First Lady will attend a U.S. Embassy meet and greet at the Sheraton Cristobal Hotel. This is closed press.

In the evening, the President and the First Lady will attend an official dinner hosted by President Piera at La Moneda Palace. There will be travel pool coverage of the cocktail reception toasts and the cultural performance. The dinner is closed press.

Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: NBC

Print: Washington Times

Radio: AP

BRT

9:15AM THE FIRST FAMILY departs Rio de Janeiro, Brazil en route Santiago, Chile

Galeao Air Force Base, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Open Press

CT

1:20PM THE FIRST FAMILY arrives in Santiago, Chile

Santiago International Airport, Santiago, Chile

Open Press

1:50PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY participate in an arrival ceremony

La Moneda Palace, Santiago, Chile

Travel Pool Coverage

2:00PM THE PRESIDENT and President Sebastian Piera of Chile take official photo

La Moneda Palace

Pool Press

2:05PM THE PRESIDENT holds a bilateral meeting with President Piera

La Moneda Palace

Closed Press

2:25PM THE PRESIDENT holds an expanded bilateral meeting with President Piera

La Moneda Palace

Closed Press

3:05PM THE PRESIDENT and President Piera hold a joint press conference

La Moneda Palace

Pool for TV, Open to pre-credentialed correspondents

4:20PM THE PRESIDENT delivers a speech

Centro Cultural Palacio La Moneda

Open Press

5:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY attend U.S. Embassy meet and greet

Sheraton Cristobal Hotel, Santiago, Chile

Closed Press

8:15PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY arrive at La Moneda Palace

La Moneda Palace

Travel Pool Coverage

8:25PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY attend an official dinner hosted by President Piera

La Moneda Palace

Travel Pool Coverage for toasts and cultural performance

Briefing Schedule

Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs Dan Restrepo, Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications Ben Rhodes and Press Secretary Jay Carney will gaggle aboard Air Force One to preview the President’s day in Chile.

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