President Bush made stop two on his five-nation Latin American trip Saturday, meeting with Uruguayan President Tabare Vazquez.
The administration is pushing for bilateral free-trade agreements with Latin American countries, while simultaneously attempting to blunt the influence of Venezuela's firebrand leftist president Hugo Chavez. The president visits Colombia on Sunday, meeting with President Alvaro Uribe.
Despite his journey, President Bush has been unable to escape domestic concerns. Questions about the abuse of investigative powers at the FBI were heard from reporters on the trip.