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Andean FTAs: Chief Peruvian Negotiator Assesses Trade Agreement with the U.S.

Friday, July 14, 2006

In an exclusive interview with AS/COA, Pablo de la Flor analyzed the future of the U.S.-Peru FTA and its implications for both countries and the region. De la Flor urged passage of the FTA in the U.S. Congress and noted that 60% of the Peruvian population believes that the agreement, ratified in Peru, will be beneficial to the country's interests. ... Read More

Peru: Back From the Brink

Friday, June 9, 2006

Peru narrowly dodged a bullet on June 4 when centrist Alan Garcia defeated Ollanta Humala, a radical anti-U.S. demagogue, by an uncomfortably narrow margin. Humala was threatening to pull Peru back from the global economy, install a more authoritarian regime and ally himself with Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez. ... 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