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Remarks by Donald Rumsfeld at the 2005 Washington Conference on the Americas

Tuesday, May 3, 2005

Speaking at the 35th Washington Conference on the Americas, Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld, discusses the connection between security and economic growth. Rumsfeld explains the steps that have been taken throughout the Americas to combat criminal activities that weaken security and accordingly weaken the economy. ... 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

Remarks by Secretary of State Warren Christopher at the 1996 Washington Conference on the Americas

Monday, May 6, 1996

At the 1996 Washington Conference on the Americas, Secretary of State Warren Christopher stated that the Americas are entering a new era, in which they are unified. He spoke of growing relationship between Mexico and the United States, and the progress that has been made in law enforcement and the preservation of the environment. ... Read More

Remarks by Thomas Mclarty at the 25th Washington Conference on the Americas

Tuesday, May 23, 1995

At the 25th Washington Conference on the Americas, Thomas Mclarty, Counselor to the President, discussed, among many others, trade, hemispheric unification, sustainable development, and crime prevention. Mclarty explained how the government planned on reaching the goals set by the Summit of the Americas. ... Read More