NEW AQ: California Dreaming: Ambition Needed at Summit of the Americas

By AQ Online

This June’s summit isn't yet generating much enthusiasm. But there are several golden opportunities for cooperation, AQ highlights in this special report.

This article is adapted from AQ’s special report on the Summit of the Americas | Leer en español | Ler em português The Summit of the Americas has played host to a lot of drama over the years. From idealistic talk of a hemispheric-wide trade area at the inaugural 1994 edition in Miami, to Hugo Chávez declaring those dreams “dead” amid violent protests in 2005, and a historic handshake between Barack Obama and Raúl Castro a decade later, the summit has been a venue for theatrics, disputes—and some genuine efforts to make the Western Hemisphere a better...

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