Bill Clinton ends Latin America tour in Peru
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Bill Clinton ends Latin America tour in Peru

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton has ended his Latin American tour in Lima.

Clinton visited the Chakipi Acceso program, a project that provides rural Andean women with sales training and products such as nutritious foods, pharmaceuticals and solar-powered lamps.

A statement from the Clinton Foundation says the women sell the products to people in the communities, providing essential goods that otherwise would be hard or impossible to come by.

Clinton met with the women and learned how they were trained and selected their products.

The former president also met with Lima Mayor Luis Castaneda, signing an agreement on the city reducing greenhouse gas emissions, part of the environmentally aware focus that the tour is promoting across the continent.

Clinton began the tour on Monday, during which he visited Central America’s biggest wind farm, Penonomé, scheduled to open next year with the capacity to produce about 6 percent to 8 percent of Panama’s energy needs.

The Clinton Global Initiative has provided support to the project, started in 2012 by a private equity firm with energy investments in Latin America, according to reve.

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