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Remarks: How the U.S. Election Affects Canada, Mexico, and Spain

Tuesday, December 9, 2008  |  Eric Farnsworth

During remarks to the Foro Elecciones EUA at Casa de las Americas in Madrid, COA's Eric Farnsworth highlighted what  Barack Obama's win will mean for policy on immigration, security, Cuba, trade, and energy relations with Canada and Mexico. He also forecasts improved U.S.-Spanish relations. ... Read More

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