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Remarks: Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Lawrence Cannon at the 40th Washington Conference

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

During COA's 40th Washington Conference, Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Lawrence Cannon discussed Canada's engagement in the Americas and regional economic integration, saying, "Protectionism is the single biggest threat to a thriving­­­ global economy, and free trade is the only viable alternative to protectionism." ... Read More

Remarks: President of Colombia Alvaro Uribe

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Colombian President Álvaro Uribe joined Americas Society/Council of the Americas for a question and answer session about his country's economy and the constitutional process that would pave the way for him to seek a third consecutive term. Read his remarks. ... Read More

Remarks: Canadian Minister of Finance Jim Flaherty at the 2009 Santiago Conference

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Speaking at the 2009 Latin American Cities Conference in Santiago, Canadian Minister of Finance Jim Flaherty emphasized the importance of inter-American cooperation for economic recovery and said that the success of Ottowa's free trade agreement with Chile demonstrates Canada's increasing ties with the region. ... Read More