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Cuba After Fidel

Tuesday, February 19, 2008  |  Carin Zissis

After nearly fifty years in power, Cuban leader Fidel Castro resigned, sparking discussion about the island's political and economic future. In recent years, U.S.-Cuba trade relations have experienced a thaw. ... Read More

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

Achievements and Challenges of CSR in Colombia

Wednesday, February 6, 2008  | 

Colombia's private sector has a long history of focusing on social and economic development. COA hosted a several prominent leaders from large Colombian companies to discuss the role of corporate social responsibility and the importance of the pending U.S.-Colombia free trade agreement for enhancing institutional development in Colombia. ... Read More

Helping a Friend

Wednesday, February 6, 2008  |  Susan Segal

Since President Alvaro Uribe took office in Colombia five years ago, the country has made progress in boosting security. AS/COA President and CEO Susan Segal writes that the time has come for U.S. Congress to approve a bilateral trade agreement as the "single most effective tool to help bring economic and political security to Colombia." ... Read More