Posted on Monday, 08.24.09
NM Gov. Richardson heads to Cuba for trade mission
By DEBORAH BAKER
Associated Press Writer
SANTA FE, N.M. — New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson will spend the week in
Cuba on a trade mission, and he's paying his own way because of the
state's budget problems.
A spokeswoman in his office said the governor was to fly to Havana on
Monday and return on Friday.
He is slated to discuss potential agricultural and cultural partnerships
between New Mexico and Cuba.
Alarie Ray-Garcia, a spokeswoman in the governor's office, said the
state is picking up the tab for other members of Richardson's official
NM Gov. Richardson heads to Cuba for trade mission – Nation AP –
MiamiHerald.com (24 August 2009)