Colombian president here to launch trade treaty

The president of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, arrives in Costa Rica today for an official visit. He will be accompanied by ministers and business leaders.

Part of the reason for his visit is to initiate discussions about a free trade treaty between his country and Costa Rica.

He is scheduled to arrive at Juan SantamarĂ­a airport at 10 a.m. He will be greeted by President Laura Chinchilla and assembled ministers. Later the two presidents will sign the documents giving an outline to the contents of a treaty.

After a diplomatic lunch, Santos will return to Colombia.

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