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Third Asia-Latin America Conference

Thursday, June 21, 2007

Government officials from South Korea, China, and Peru, along with private sector experts and others, offered first-hand insight into current and future areas of inter-regional cooperation. Asia-Latin America free trade is on the rise as Peru prepares to host the 2008 APEC annual summit. ... Read More

Congressional Testimony: South America and the United States: How to Fix a Broken Relationship

Tuesday, June 19, 2007  |  Eric Farnsworth

COA Vice President Eric Farnsworth provided testimony to U.S. Congress, outlining areas to boost relations between the United States. He emphasized the importance of opening foreign markets, sustaining a commitment to democracy, building relations with Brazil, and promoting sustainable development. ... Read More

Immigrants Key to Future U.S. Economy

Wednesday, June 6, 2007  |  Jason Marczak  |  Viewpoints Americas

As the U.S. population ages and birth rates decline, immigrant labor will be one of the few sources for future labor growth, writes AS/COA Director of Policy, Jason Marczak. Across the Atlantic, foreign-born labor is also an important economic resource but integration policies stifle newcomers’ ability to contribute economically. ... Read More