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Latin America's Competitive Challenge

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

The hemisphere-wide commodity-led boom is unlikely to improve competitiveness without sweeping reforms in the areas of infrastructure, institutions, and human capital, according to Jerry Haar of Florida International University. His new book, Can Latin America Compete? Confronting the Challenges of Globalization, will be launched at AS/COA. ... Read More

National Security in Latin America: Challenges and Opportunities on Energy Cooperation

Tuesday, March 11, 2008  |  Eric Farnsworth

In testimony before U.S. Congress, COA Vice President Eric Farnsworth says many countries in the Latin America lack the investment needed to maximize exploration, production, and distribution of their natural resources. Energy cooperation with Latin American countries should be part of the U.S. strategic agenda for the region. ... Read More