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Remarks by Horst Kohler at the 2001 Washington Conference of the Council of the Americas

Monday, May 7, 2001

At the 2001 Washington Conference on the Americas, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Horst Kohler, discussed how the International Monetary Fund intends to become more efficient in helping to resolve and avoid financial crises. He later stated the importance of getting investment capital from the rest of the world in impoverished countries. ... 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 Michel Camdessus at the 25th Washington Conference on the Americas

Monday, May 22, 1995

At the 25th Washington Conference on the Americas, Michel Camdessus, Managing Director of International Monetary Fund, speaks of the financial crisis in Mexico. Camdessus discusses why it occurred, how it was solved, and the significance of the first major economic crisis of the 21st century. ... Read More