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Obama cutting short Latin America trip
March 22, 2011 / 9:14 PM / 7 years ago

Obama cutting short Latin America trip

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will cut short his trip to Latin America, leaving El Salvador on Wednesday about two hours earlier than planned, the White House said.

<p>President Barack Obama is welcomed by schoolchildren up his arrival in San Salvador March 22, 2011. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque</p>

The White House also said Obama would hold a conference call with his national security team on Wednesday before departing.

A U.S. official said Obama will leave El Salvador around 11 a.m. (1700 GMT).

Reporting by Matt Spetalnick and Caren Bohan; Editing by Sandra Maler

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