dayoff=obamaThe Minister of Communication Francisco Chacon announced after the meeting of the Government Council that Friday, May 3rd, when US President Barack Obama is to arrive here, will be off for public workers in San Jose.

That possibility, which was foreseen since President Obama’s visit to Costa Rica was first announced, was confirmed through an official release.

Foreign Minister Enrique Castillo disclosed details about the visit of the United States President to Costa Rica, as part of the summit of the Central American Integration System (SICA in Spanish).

This is the first official visit of a President of the United States to Costa Rica in the last 15 years.