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Costa Rica

Name Locale Remarks Date
Herbert C. Hoover San Jose Good will trip. [Visit made as President-elect.] November 28, 1928
John F. Kennedy San Jose Attended Conference of Presidents of the Central American Republics. March 18–20, 1963
Lyndon B. Johnson San Jose Informal visit; met with President Trejos. July 8, 1968
Ronald Reagan San Jose Official working visit; met with President Monge and President Magana of El Salvador. December 3–4, 1982
George H. W. Bush San Jose Attended Hemispheric Summit Meeting. October 27–28, 1989
William J. Clinton San Jose Attended a Summit Meeting of Presidents of the Central American Republics. May 7–9, 1997
Barack Obama San Jose Met with President Laura Chinchilla and leaders of the Central American Integration System. May 3–4, 2013