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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

Protecting Latin American Investments

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

In an article for Viewpoints Americas, Jonathan Hamilton, Partner at White & Case LLP, examines the recent trend in some parts of Latin America to reject arbitration for resolving investment disputes. It is unlikely that foes of neutral dispute mechanisms will be able to  "put the arbitration genie fully back into a bottle," he writes. ... Read More

Fostering Regional Development by Securing the Hemispheric Investment Climate

Sunday, October 31, 2004

This report highlights investment trends over the past two decades and shows some of the reasons why Latin American and Caribbean nations are losing investors to other regions of the world. It also shows how a lack of security directly and indirectly affects investment in the region. The hope is that by addressing  these issues, regional governments will begin to recapture an appropriate proportional share of global FDI, thus increasing economic growth and ultimately strengthening democracy and its institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean. ... Read More