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Entrevista con Fernando Araujo

Tuesday, April 3, 2007

In office for just over a month, Minister Araujo outlines Colombia’s foreign policy goals both in the Andean Region and globally. Held hostage by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) until December 2006, Minister Araujo provides an inside look at prospects for peace. ... Read More

Geraldo Alckmin Discusses Economic Growth and Brazilian Foreign Policy

Sunday, October 1, 2006

Brazilians went to the polls to choose a new president on October 1, and since no candidate secured an outright majority of votes, a second round was held on October 29. As part of the AS/COA Brazil Presidential Candidate Interview Series, we spoke with PSDB candidate Geraldo Alckmin about economic growth proposals, foreign policy, trade, and investment. ... Read More

Andean FTAs: Chief Peruvian Negotiator Assesses Trade Agreement with the U.S.

Friday, July 14, 2006

In an exclusive interview with AS/COA, Pablo de la Flor analyzed the future of the U.S.-Peru FTA and its implications for both countries and the region. De la Flor urged passage of the FTA in the U.S. Congress and noted that 60% of the Peruvian population believes that the agreement, ratified in Peru, will be beneficial to the country's interests. ... Read More

Former President of Brazil, F.H. Cardoso Discusses Regional Trends

Tuesday, May 16, 2006

In an interview with the Americas Society and the Council of the Americas released on May 16, the former President of Brazil, F.H. Cardoso, focused on the region-wide reform agenda and analyzed the state of democracy in the region. “Populism is a threat that we ignore at our own peril.” The interview coincided with his recent book signing event at our New York office. ... Read More