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Remarks by Horst Kohler at the 33rd Washington Conference of the Council of the Americas

Tuesday, April 29, 2003

Speaking at the 33rd Washington Conference of the Council of the Americas, Horst Kohler, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, discussed how to maintain economic stability in Latin America. Kohler stated the importance of increased trade and introduced an agenda to encourage economic growth. ... Read More

Remarks by Anne Krueger at the 2002 Washington Conference on the Americas

Tuesday, May 7, 2002

Speaking at the 2002 Washington Conference on the Americas, First Deputy Managing Director at International Monetary Fund, Anne Krueger, discuses the economic future of the Americas. Krueger addresses the economic "slow down" in the Americas and elaborates on the crisis in Argentina. ... Read More

Remarks by President Bill Clinton at the 2000 Washington Conference on the Americas

Wednesday, May 3, 2000

Speaking at the 2000 Washington Conference on the Americas, President Bill Clinton discusses the importance of open trade within the Americas and the benefits of continuing forward to create a Free Trade Area of the Americas by 2005. Clinton also focuses on Columbia's increasing drug industry issue and stresses the importance of the United States helping the Colombian government. ... Read More

Remarks by Cesar Gaviria Trujillo at the 26th Washington Conference on the Americas

Tuesday, May 7, 1996

At the 26th Washington Conference on the Americas, Cesar Gaviria Trujillo, Secretary General of the Organization of the American States, speaks about the results of the Cartagena Trade Ministerial. He discusses the integration of the Americas and the steps we must take to ensure a successful completion of the Free Trade Area of the Americas by 2005. ... 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

Remarks by Alexander Watson at the 24th Washington Conference on the Americas

Monday, May 16, 1994

Speaking at the 24th Washington Conference on the Americas, Alexander Watson, Assistant Secretary for Inter-American Affairs, focuses on the role of government in increasing economic growth. He emphasizes the importance of the Americas banding together to expand trade and create an exemplary partnership from which all countries in the Americas will benefit. ... Read More