Lula pulls out of ASUTIL

By Doug Newhouse |

Latin-American Duty-Free Shops Association ASUTIL has released a statement apologising for the fact that the former President of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has pulled out of presenting the keynote address at the conference, which this is entitled ‘Latin America: Neither Hell nor Paradise’.

In a brief statement, ASUTIL said: “We are very sorry to inform you that we have just been informed that Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva won´t be able to be the keynote speaker at Asutil 2011.”

The event is being held in Cancun this year (June 22 to 25) at the JW Marriott hotel.



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