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Doing Business 2009: Comparing Regulation in 181 Economies

Thursday, September 11, 2008

At a COA-hosted public program, World Bank Private and Financial Sector Vice President Sylvia Solf presented the findings of Doing Business 2009, the sixth in a series of annual reports comparing business regulations in 181 countries. View Solf's presentation. ... Read More

Iran and Islamic Terrorism in Latin America: An Emerging Threat?

Thursday, July 17, 2008  |  Eric Farnsworth

In remarks to the American Jewish Committee, COA Vice President Eric Farnsworth examines Latin American links with Iran, particularly with Venezuela. Citing evidence of activities by Hezbollah agents in South American, Farnsworth offers recommendations to counter negative influences that could lead to terrorist actions. ... Read More

Henrique Meirelles, Presidente do Banco Central do Brasil na Conferencia Anual do AS/COA em São Paulo

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Henrique Meirelles, Presidente do Banco Central do Brasil, fez um pronunciamentio na conferência e anual do Americas Society e Council of the Americas realizada em São Paulo no dia 10 de julho. O presidente exaltou importância do banco em controlar a inflacão neste período de intensa volatilidade global. ... Read More