"We have to begin to see Latin America as an opportunity for the United States, a natural economic partner that shares democratic values and common business practices," said AS/COA's Eric Farnsworth at the AASA and OAC Global Summit.
Countries must continually renew their commitment to democratic governance, in both hechos as well as dichos, said COA Vice President Eric Farnsworth in remarks at the National Defense University.
"To all the people of Venezuela, on behalf of my fellow Americans, we say again: Estamos con ustedes," said Pence at the COA conference.
In discussing China's role in Latin America, Assistant Secretary Breier touched on issues including intellectual property, 5G, Venezuela, and more.
“It’s a critical time for everyone to engage to help Argentina achieve its potential,” said Jim Yong Kim at an AS/COA event in collaboration with the country’s Ministry of Treasury.
"We’re continuing to work in very close concert with allies across the region," said the vice president.