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APEC Leaders Make Case for Open Markets

Monday, November 24, 2008  |  Carin Zissis

Facing a global financial crisis, 21 leaders met in Lima to caution against protectionism and call for resumption of the Doha Round of trade talks. The APEC summit also served as U.S. President George W. Bush's last scheduled trip abroad, where he pressed for “free markets, free trade, and free people.” ... Read More

The Andean Region at a Crossroads: Economic, Political, and Security Prospects

Monday, June 2, 2008

With tensions running high between some Andean countries, AS/COA convened a roundtable on economic, political, and security issues affecting the region. The discussion included a keynote speech by Ecuador's Minister of the Government and Police Fernando Bustamante. ... Read More