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White House Office Hours: Connecting the Americas

Dan Restrepo, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs takes your questions about U.S.-Latin American relations and other issues important to the Hispanic community during a special bilingual session of Office Hours on Twitter.

Note: This live session of Office Hours has concluded. Check out the full question and answer session below or at

Tomorrow, the White House, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Council of the Americas, will host the White House Conference on Connecting the Americas leading up to the President's participation in the 6th Summit of the Americas in Cartagena, Colombia this weekend. Building off the Summit's theme – “Connecting the Americas: Partners in Prosperity,” Obama Administration officials will join Hispanic community and business leaders from across the country who have cultural and economic ties to the rest of the Americas to further identify ways in which they can partner up with the Administration to promote economic growth and prosperity.

Join us tomorrow, Thursday, April 12th at 11:30 a.m. EDT, for a special session of Office Hours on Twitter with Dan Restrepo, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs. He'll be taking your questions about the upcoming Summit, and the work the Administration has carried out over the past three years to embark on a new era of regional cooperation based on equal partnership and shared responsibility with our neighbors in the Americas. Ask your questions now using the hashtag #WHChat.

This will be a special bilingual edition of White House Office Hours on Twitter. We'll be taking and answering questions in English and Spanish, so tune into @WHLive or @LaCasaBlanca to participate.

Here's how White House Office Hours work:

For updates all day from the Conference on Connecting the Americans follow the hashtag #AmericasConf. Then don't forget to stop by for Office Hours at 11:30 a.m. EDT tomorrow with Dan Restrepo.

Be sure to follow @WhiteHouse on twitter for the latest news and more opportunities to engage.