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APEC Peru 2008: The Road to Lima

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Peru expects thousands of visitors in conjunction with hosting the 2008 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit. On February 11 and 12, AS/COA held programs in Washington, DC and New York to discuss Peru's economic growth and outlook, the economic opportunities for business in Peru, and the growing importance of APEC in the world. ... Read More

Gates' Latin American Tour

Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Robert Gates made his first trip to Latin America as U.S. defense secretary, beginning his five-country tour in El Salvador. The secretary's itinerary included stops in Colombia, Peru, Chile, and Suriname to focus on Washington's security ties in the region. A recent editorial co-authored by COA's Eric Farnsworth examines trade policy as a way to boost U.S.-Latin American relations. ... Read More

U.S. Congressional Update: October 2007

Sunday, September 30, 2007

Congress has begun consideration of the U.S.-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement, and a decision on its approval is expected by the end of October. A new congressional update takes a look at action on the deal, possibilities for similar agreements with Panama and Colombia, and a U.S. proposal for a new hemispheric aid initiative. ... Read More