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Healing the Past, Protecting the Future

Monday, July 20, 2009  |  Americas Quarterly

Alejandro Toledo, the former president of Peru, reflects on institution building in Peru and the role of the Inter-American system in defending human rights and democracy. Read this feature from the Summer 2009 issue of Americas Quarterly. ... Read More

2009 Santiago Conference: Hemispheric Responses to Global Economic Instability

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Chilean Minister of Finance Andrés Velasco, Canadian Minister of Finance Jim Flaherty, and World Bank President Robert Zoellick joined AS/COA's Santiago conference. Topics included the global economic downturn in Latin America, Chile's response, and the role that hemispheric integration and investment will play in recovery. ... Read More

APEC Leaders Make Case for Open Markets

Monday, November 24, 2008  |  Carin Zissis

Facing a global financial crisis, 21 leaders met in Lima to caution against protectionism and call for resumption of the Doha Round of trade talks. The APEC summit also served as U.S. President George W. Bush's last scheduled trip abroad, where he pressed for “free markets, free trade, and free people.” ... Read More