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VP Biden to attend World Cup game during South America trip

The White House announced Thursday that Vice President Biden will travel to South America for official meetings and, while in Brazil, take in a World Cup match.
By JC Finley Follow @JC_Finley Contact the Author   |   May 29, 2014 at 3:37 PM
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WASHINGTON, May 29 (UPI) -- U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will be traveling to South America in mid-June, where he will mix business and pleasure.

According to an itinerary provided by the White House, the vice president will meet with leaders from Brazil, Colombia, and the Dominican Republic during the week of June 16 "to discuss the full range of bilateral, regional and global issues."

He has also scheduled some fun. While in Brazil, Biden is expected to attend a World Cup soccer match between the U.S. and Ghana.

After cheering for the U.S. team, Biden is expected to meet with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and Vice President Michel Temer in Brasilia.

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