Felipe Calderón: President of Mexico

 

 Felipe de Jesús Calderón Hinojosa (born on August 18, 1962) is the current President of Mexico. He assumed office on December 1, 2006, and was elected for a single six-year term through 2012. He is a member of the National Action Party(PAN), one of the three major Mexican political parties. Wikipedia Bio: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Felipe_Calderón (Spanish) Office of the President of Mexico site Encyclopaedia Britannica, Felipe Calderon full access article (Spanish) Extended biography by CIDOB Foundation Felipe Calderón’s speech to the Mexican people from the ‘National Auditorium’, 2006

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Hamid Karzai: Ex-President of Afghanistan

 

 Currently: Karzai is in Washington and just completed a joint press conference with President Obama where they discussed many of the challenges ahead and renewed their joint commitments towards peace and security.  Read more the event from the AP Bio: Hamid Karzai (born 24 December 1957) is the 12th and current President of Afghanistan, taking office on 7 December 2004. He became a dominant political figure after the removal of the Taliban government in late 2001. During the International Conference on Afghanistan in Bonn, Germany, on 5 December 2001, Karzai was selected by prominent Afghan political figures to…

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