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Remarks: Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia

Thursday, September 23, 2010

The Colombian president credited the democratic security strategy of his predecessor Álvaro Uribe as the reason for the change. Now, said the president, “We are going to jump from democratic security to democratic prosperity to bring to the Colombian people a better future. ... Read More

Remarks: Sebastián Piñera, President of Chile

Wednesday, September 22, 2010  | 

The President of Chile, Sebastián Piñera, addressed Americas Society/Council of the Americas on September 22, and discussed his administrations goals for the country's economic and social develoment, noting that Chile is on track to rank second in Latin America and first among OECD countries in terms of economic growth. ... Read More

Remarks: Gold Insigne Award Dinner - Alan García, President of Peru

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

The President of Peru, Alan García, delivered remarks at the dinner in his award dinner at Americas Society/Council of the Americas on September 22. AS/COA honored President García him its highest award in recognition of his achievetments while in office. "I want to tell you that this is not going to be a lost opportunity,” said the president. “We are going to keep growing quickly and overcome poverty." (en español) ... Read More