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A Year-End Look at the Americas

Tuesday, November 30, 2010  |  Eric Farnsworth  |  The Huffington Post

In an article for The Huffington Post, COA's Eric Farnsworth looks back at some of the most important stories coming out of the Americas in 2010, from Latin America's economic rise to elections that took place in the region. ... Read More

Review 81 - Bob Marley and His Legacy

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Review 81 - Bob Marley and His Legacy, guest-edited by Lorna Goodison (From Harvey River) and Christopher Winks (Queens Colleges, CUNY), is comprised of a creative section featuring texts by associates of Bob Marley as well as writers who have written on and/or been influenced by him, including Jacqueline Bishop, Chris Blackwell, Kwame Dawes, Christopher John Farley, Herbie Miller, Shara McCallum, and Klive Walker. ... Read More

President Leonel Fernández on the Dominican Republic's Economic Position

Friday, September 24, 2010  |  Carin Zissis

The Dominican president outlined his country's economic successes in recent years while highlighting areas for future growth and investment. “We once produced jobs to survive," said Fernández. "Now we need to produce jobs that improve workers’ lives." ... Read More

Security Tops Agenda at Central American Summit

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Central American leaders gathered in San Salvador July 20 to coordinate strategies for stemming the rising tide of violence caused by organized crime, particularly in the “northern triangle” of Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras. ... Read More

New ALBA Trading Currency Dawns at Bolivia Summit

Friday, October 16, 2009  |  Carin Zissis

Leaders from the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of the Americas met October 16 and 17 in Cochabamba, where they charted a course for implementing a virtual currency that could replace the dollar in commercial transactions. ALBA also imposed a blockade on Honduras. ... Read More