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Geraldo Alckmin Discusses Economic Growth and Brazilian Foreign Policy

Sunday, October 1, 2006

Brazilians went to the polls to choose a new president on October 1, and since no candidate secured an outright majority of votes, a second round was held on October 29. As part of the AS/COA Brazil Presidential Candidate Interview Series, we spoke with PSDB candidate Geraldo Alckmin about economic growth proposals, foreign policy, trade, and investment. ... Read More

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

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

Don't Judge Bolivia Through a Leftist Prism

Saturday, March 11, 2006  |  Eric Farnsworth and Christopher Sabatini  |  The Miami Herald

With Iraq and other priorities competing for the attention of U.S. policymakers, the question of Bolivia is overlooked. But, situated in the heart of South America, with the second-largest natural gas reserves in the Western Hemisphere, Bolivia's unsettled course bears close watch. ... Read More