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Remarks by Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner

Sunday, July 8, 2007

In an exclusive speech at the AS/COA Latin American Cities Conference in Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner highlights the importance of Argentina’s human resources for its continued economic prosperity. In the last four years, Argentina has seen growth both in the quality and diversity of its industrial outputs (en español).
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Tom Shannon's Remarks at the 6th Annual Latin America Conference

Tuesday, December 12, 2006

On December 12, AS/COA held the 6th Annual Latin America Conference , which examined regional politics, trade and economic reforms after the heaviest election year in Latin American history.  The event, which also analyzed the future of U.S. policy in Latin America after the U.S. mid-term election, featured a keynote address by U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Thomas Shannon. ... Read More

Remarks by Donald Rumsfeld at the 2005 Washington Conference on the Americas

Tuesday, May 3, 2005

Speaking at the 35th Washington Conference on the Americas, Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld, discusses the connection between security and economic growth. Rumsfeld explains the steps that have been taken throughout the Americas to combat criminal activities that weaken security and accordingly weaken the economy. ... Read More

Remarks by Horst Kohler at the 33rd Washington Conference of the Council of the Americas

Tuesday, April 29, 2003

Speaking at the 33rd Washington Conference of the Council of the Americas, Horst Kohler, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, discussed how to maintain economic stability in Latin America. Kohler stated the importance of increased trade and introduced an agenda to encourage economic growth. ... Read More