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Uruguay: Investment, Growth, and Development

Friday, August 10, 2007

For the second year in a row, the Americas Society and Council of the Americas, in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce Uruguay-USA, convened over 150 senior-level private sector representatives, government officials, and members of the press for a conference analyzing Uruguay’s investment opportunities as well as the Southern Cone’s energy sector. ... Read More

NACC Presents Report to North American Leaders

Tuesday, July 31, 2007

During an August summit of North American leaders in Canada, the North American Competitiveness Council (NACC)—a trilateral council of business leaders representing the private sectors of Canada, Mexico, and the United States—offered recommendations on border-crossing facilitation, standards and regulatory cooperation, and energy integration. To download the report, click here. For more about the NACC, click here. ... Read More

Accountability Rare in Latin American Schools

Tuesday, July 24, 2007  |  Viewpoints Americas

Jeffrey Puryear, Vice President for Social Policy at the Inter-American Dialogue, and Laura Moodey, Director for Education Policy at Fundacion IDEA, emphasize the link between accountability and improving the region’s education quality. Accountability hinges on promoting standards, information, consequences, and authority. ... Read More