Dalai Lama To Visit Region

May 21, 2004

THE exiled spiritual leader of Tibet,the Dalai Lama, is slated to visit CentralAmerica and Mexico later this year.Sharing a message of peace and unity,the 1989 Nobel Peace Prize laureate willtour the region in October, although theexact dates have not yet been determined,his Latin American representativeannounced Sunday in Guatemala.Tsewang Phunyso told theGuatemalan press the Dalai Lama “wantsto share a message of unity and hope witheveryone… and he will meet with religiousleaders.”Phunyso arrived in Guatemala onSaturday to coordinate the visit withauthorities, followers and fans of theDalai Lama.

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