AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage is gearing up for a trade mission to Mexico and Columbia.
The Republican governor and a group of Maine business leaders are scheduled to leave Sunday for the five-day trip. The group plans to visit Mexico City, Queretaro and Bogota.
It will be his third trade mission since taking office.
LePage says in a statement that the trip's goal is to promote Maine business and educational opportunities as well as make contacts for private investment.
The governor's office says nine Maine businesses and educational institutions will be highlighted throughout the trip.
In Mexico, the governor will give remarks at a meeting for an organization of Mexican investors in the U.S. In Columbia, he will attend a round table event to feature Maine's educational opportunities.
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