michael-d-higgins-south-america-390x285Ireland’s President Michael D. Higgins is in Costa Rica on his final leg of his Latin America tour.

Flying in from El Salvador, Higgins arrived on Saturday of his four-day visit to Costa Rica, marking one of his quieter days of his busy 12-day trip.

In Costa Rica, Higgins met with Presidenta Laura Chinchilla and will be delivering the keynote speech at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, which is based in San José.

During his visit, President Higgins,  will tavel to the Atlantic Rainforest Aerial Tram and the Teatro Nacional.

Higgins will also meet with Costa Rica’s Environment Minister, Rene Castro, to discuss environmental matters because of the Costa Rica’s leading role concerning climate change and sustainable development.

Higgins has also visited Mexico and El Salvador on this trip. The Irish prez flies back to Ireland on Thursday.


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