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Gates' Latin American Tour

Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Robert Gates made his first trip to Latin America as U.S. defense secretary, beginning his five-country tour in El Salvador. The secretary's itinerary included stops in Colombia, Peru, Chile, and Suriname to focus on Washington's security ties in the region. A recent editorial co-authored by COA's Eric Farnsworth examines trade policy as a way to boost U.S.-Latin American relations. ... Read More

Remarks by Horst Kohler at the 2001 Washington Conference of the Council of the Americas

Monday, May 7, 2001

At the 2001 Washington Conference on the Americas, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Horst Kohler, discussed how the International Monetary Fund intends to become more efficient in helping to resolve and avoid financial crises. He later stated the importance of getting investment capital from the rest of the world in impoverished countries. ... Read More