On the first day of her trip, Ambassador Bassett visited Pedro Juan Caballero. This was first visit to this city. During her stay, Bassett met with local authorities, visited a dairy cooperative, and made a book donation to the library of the Catholic University. In addition, the Ambassador met with local journalists to dialogue with them and congratulate them for World Press Freedom Day which was celebrated on May 3rd.
On the second day, Ambassador Bassett flew to the city of Filadelfia, capital of the Department of Boqueron, where she had the opportunity to meet with several local authorities, visit agricultural production cooperatives, give radio interviews, and hold meetings with officials from FECOPROD. Ambassador Bassett also made two book donations, one for the library of the Municipality of Filadelfia, and a second for Boqueron’s Departmental School.