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Council of the Americas Congratulates U.S. House of Representatives on U.S.-Peru TPA

Thursday, November 8, 2007  | 

The Council of the Americas applauds the U.S. House of Representatives on passage of the US-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA) by an overwhelming vote of 285 to 132. The enactment of this important legislation reaffirms the strong ties that exist between the people of Peru and the United States and its effects will be felt with increased opportunities for economic growth and trade in both countries. ... Read More

Tulane University: Zemurray-Stone Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellows in Latin American Studies

Wednesday, November 7, 2007  | 

The Stone Center for Latin American Studies invites applications for two one-year post-doctoral fellowships for the 2008-09 academic year. Fellows will be selected following two criteria: intellectual merit; and the potential impact that their research, teaching, and experience would have on the strategic advancement of Latin American Studies at Tulane University. ... Read More

Catalog Release for Beginning with a Bang! Exhibition

Sunday, September 30, 2007  | 

Americas Society announces the release of a catalog for the current exhibition Beginning with a Bang! From Confrontation to Intimacy. The publication includes essays by featured artists and a historical timeline covering the shift between the explosive and experimental moment in the Argentine art scene of the 1960s and the current scene emerging after extreme crises in Argentina during the last 40 years. ... Read More

Beginning with a Bang! Argentine Art and Literature Series Opening

Friday, September 28, 2007  | 

Americas Society presents Beginning with a Bang! From Confrontation to Intimacy, an exhibition of Argentine contemporary art that maps the historical scenario of specific breakthroughs in contemporary art of 1960s Buenos Aires. The exhibition opened September 28 with a curatorial dialogue. In addition, AS hosted a panel discussion on contemporary Argentine literature at 6:30 p.m. reflecting on Argentina's complex identity through its culture, history, and landscape. ... Read More

NACC Presents Report to North American Leaders

Tuesday, July 31, 2007

During an August summit of North American leaders in Canada, the North American Competitiveness Council (NACC)—a trilateral council of business leaders representing the private sectors of Canada, Mexico, and the United States—offered recommendations on border-crossing facilitation, standards and regulatory cooperation, and energy integration. To download the report, click here. For more about the NACC, click here. ... Read More

37th Annual Washington Conference on the Americas

Tuesday, May 1, 2007  |  37th Annual Washington Conference on the Americas

Sign up now to attend the Council of the Americas' premiere event held in the nation's capital: The 37th Annual Washington Conference on the Americas. The Conference, to be held May 1-2, 2007, at the U.S. State Department and Inter-American Development Bank, will bring together approximately 250 of the most influential business and political figures of the Western Hemisphere to discuss current and future trends in the region. For more information contact: Stephanie Akers, sakers@as-coa.org or call (202) 659-8989. ... Read More