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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

Private Sector Must Pursue Social Goals

Sunday, February 10, 2008  |  Miami Herald

Political assaults on corporation will likely rise as economic growth slows in Latin America, writes Richard Feinberg of the University of California, San Diego. In an Op-Ed adapted from an Americas Quarterly article, he writes that "the corporate social responsibility movement is a potentially important counter-punch to these anti-corporate fusillades." ... 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

Super Latino Tuesday

Tuesday, February 5, 2008  |  Carin Zissis

As U.S. voters hit the polls in 24 primaries on February 5, the Hispanic vote played a crucial role, particularly in delegate-heavy California. The Latino electorate helped make John McCain the Republican front runner. Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton has relied on a Hispanic support base, but some see rival Barack Obama making inroads. ... Read More