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President Tabaré Vázquez Delivers Address at the 2006 Montevideo Conference

Monday, July 31, 2006

A Latin American Cities Conferences event, Uruguay in the Global Economy on August 9 brought together members of government and the private sector, including President Tabaré Vásquez, to discuss the central government's agenda, institutional and economic reforms, business climate and investment opportunities, and MERCOSUR, as well as other trade agreements. ... Read More

Andean FTAs: Chief Peruvian Negotiator Assesses Trade Agreement with the U.S.

Friday, July 14, 2006

In an exclusive interview with AS/COA, Pablo de la Flor analyzed the future of the U.S.-Peru FTA and its implications for both countries and the region. De la Flor urged passage of the FTA in the U.S. Congress and noted that 60% of the Peruvian population believes that the agreement, ratified in Peru, will be beneficial to the country's interests. ... Read More

Peru: Back From the Brink

Friday, June 9, 2006

Peru narrowly dodged a bullet on June 4 when centrist Alan Garcia defeated Ollanta Humala, a radical anti-U.S. demagogue, by an uncomfortably narrow margin. Humala was threatening to pull Peru back from the global economy, install a more authoritarian regime and ally himself with Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez. ... Read More

Former President of Brazil, F.H. Cardoso Discusses Regional Trends

Tuesday, May 16, 2006

In an interview with the Americas Society and the Council of the Americas released on May 16, the former President of Brazil, F.H. Cardoso, focused on the region-wide reform agenda and analyzed the state of democracy in the region. “Populism is a threat that we ignore at our own peril.” The interview coincided with his recent book signing event at our New York office. ... Read More

The Death of the Washington Consensus

Thursday, April 13, 2006  |  AméricaEconomía

What’s good for Mexico—a new, coherent growth strategy—might be good for Latin America. The real news, though, is that, in a world where the United States has abdicated its leading economic policy role, at least some Latin leaders are again beginning to think about defining their own future course. ... Read More