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After the Monterrey Summit

Wednesday, December 31, 2003  |  Susan Segal  |  The Washington Times

Ask many observers of Latin America and the Caribbean why the hemisphere is floundering, and they will say that the United States has neglected the region since September 11 and the war in Iraq, thus leading to a downward spiral. It is time to put such superficial analysis aside. ... Read More

Remarks by Horst Kohler at the 33rd Washington Conference of the Council of the Americas

Tuesday, April 29, 2003

Speaking at the 33rd Washington Conference of the Council of the Americas, Horst Kohler, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, discussed how to maintain economic stability in Latin America. Kohler stated the importance of increased trade and introduced an agenda to encourage economic growth. ... Read More

Remarks by Anne Krueger at the 2002 Washington Conference on the Americas

Tuesday, May 7, 2002

Speaking at the 2002 Washington Conference on the Americas, First Deputy Managing Director at International Monetary Fund, Anne Krueger, discuses the economic future of the Americas. Krueger addresses the economic "slow down" in the Americas and elaborates on the crisis in Argentina. ... Read More

Remarks by President Bill Clinton at the 2000 Washington Conference on the Americas

Wednesday, May 3, 2000

Speaking at the 2000 Washington Conference on the Americas, President Bill Clinton discusses the importance of open trade within the Americas and the benefits of continuing forward to create a Free Trade Area of the Americas by 2005. Clinton also focuses on Columbia's increasing drug industry issue and stresses the importance of the United States helping the Colombian government. ... Read More

Remarks by Cesar Gaviria Trujillo at the 26th Washington Conference on the Americas

Tuesday, May 7, 1996

At the 26th Washington Conference on the Americas, Cesar Gaviria Trujillo, Secretary General of the Organization of the American States, speaks about the results of the Cartagena Trade Ministerial. He discusses the integration of the Americas and the steps we must take to ensure a successful completion of the Free Trade Area of the Americas by 2005. ... Read More

Remarks by Secretary of State Warren Christopher at the 1996 Washington Conference on the Americas

Monday, May 6, 1996

At the 1996 Washington Conference on the Americas, Secretary of State Warren Christopher stated that the Americas are entering a new era, in which they are unified. He spoke of growing relationship between Mexico and the United States, and the progress that has been made in law enforcement and the preservation of the environment. ... Read More