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2008 Buenos Aires Conference: Latin America and the Changing Global Economy

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

U.S.-Argentine relations and the effects of global economic turbulence were among the topics discussed at AS/COA's annual conference in Buenos Aires. Featured speakers included U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Tom Shannon, European Central Bank President Lucas Papademos, and Economy Minister Carlos Fernández. Read the conference summary. ... Read More

Uruguay: Regional Opportunities in a Changing Global Scenario

Friday, August 8, 2008

In the wake of the floundering Doha Round of trade talks, AS/COA hosted its annual Montevideo conference, focusing on Uruguay's positive economic performance in the context of global market flux. Presentations by Ministers Danilo Astori and Daniel Martínez as well as U.S. Congressman Gregory Meeks served as conference highlights. ... Read More

Capitol Hill Launch of U.S. Business and Hispanic Integration

Tuesday, July 29, 2008  |  Jason Marczak

At the July 24 launch of AS/COA’s white paper U.S. Business and Hispanic Integration, Senator Ken Salazar, Representative Michael Honda, and other congressional leaders joined high-ranking corporate representatives to speak on the importance of achieving greater integration of Hispanics within the United States. ... Read More