Secretary of Defense William J. Perry will deliver the keynote address at the1996 Latin American Symposium on Friday, April 26, 1996, at 12:30 p.m. (EDT),at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, International Ballroom, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami,Florida.
The event is being jointly hosted by the U.S. Southern Command andthe National Defense University.
The event is open to the media.
A media availability for Secretary Perry willbe held in the Orange Bowl Room of the Crowne Plaza Hotel at 2:00 p.m.,following the keynote address.
For media interested in coverage, point ofcontact is Lt. Col. Byron Conover, U.S. Army, Director of Public Affairs, U.S.Southern Command, (305) 371-2360.
A live audio feed of the address to the Pentagon Briefing Studio, Rm. 2E781,and the Foreign Press Center is planned.
Point of contact for the audio feedto the Pentagon is Terry Mitchell, (703) 695-0168; for the Foreign PressCenter, contact Bob Edgerton, (202) 724-0047.