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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

Remarks by Canada's Minister of Environment Jim Prentice at the 39th Washington Conference

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Canada’s Minister of the Environment Jim Prentice delivered remarks emphasizing the twin needs of reaching a multilateral climate change agreement while keeping an eye to warding off protectionism. In particular, he warned against “trade protectionism in the name of environmental protectionism.” ... Read More