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Interview: Dr. Glaucius Oliva on Building Brazilian Diplomacy through Science Education

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Brazil’s Science without Borders program is a $3 billion initiative to promote educational exchanges in science and technology. AS/COA Online learned more about the program from Dr. Glaucius Oliva, the president of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development. ... Read More

Interview: Carlos Zeferino Torreblanca, Governor of the State of Guerrero, on what's happening in Guerrero today

Monday, August 3, 2009

Carlos Zeferino Torreblanca, governer of Guerrero, Mexico, spoke with AS/COA in an exclusive interview. Guerrero is one of the poorest states in the country, but Governor Torreblanca remains optimistic about tourism, infrustructure development, and the fight against rural poverty. ... Read More

Entrevista: Carlos Zeferino Torreblanca, Gobernador de Guerrero, Mexico

Monday, August 3, 2009

Gobernador de Guerrero, Mexico Carlos Zeferino Torreblanca conversó con AS/COA en una entrevista excusiva. Guerrero es uno de los estados más pobres del país, pero el Gobernador Torreblanca guarda su optimismo en el turismo, el desarrollo de la infraestructura y la lucha contra la pobreza rural. ... Read More

Summit of the Americas: Prospects and Possibilities

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

AS/COA hosted a panel discussion on April's Summit of the Americas in Trinidad and Tobago. White House Advisor for the Summit of the Americas Jeffrey Davidow and Permanent Representative of Chile to the UN Heraldo Muñoz talked about how the summit can move forward trade, energy, and economic policy while reinvigorating Washington's relationship with the hemisphere. ... Read More

U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab Warns of "Forces of Isolationism"

Wednesday, May 7, 2008  |  Jason Marczak

“Trade agreements are not gifts of the United States [to another country] but gifts that we give ourselves,” said U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab. In a period of economic uncertainty, trade is an important driver of re-energizing economic growth, she emphasized at the 2008 Washington Conference on the Americas. ... Read More

NACC Report to Leaders: Meeting the Global Challenge

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

The North American Competitiveness Council provided a report on April 22 at the North American Leaders Summit in New Orleans. The report argues that government and business leaders must work harder to broaden public understanding of the benefits that flow from liberalized trade and investment within North America. ... Read More