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Secretary Rice Reflects on "Time of Change" in the Americas

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

At the COA's Washington Conference on the Americas, Secretary Rice underscored that there has “never been a time in modern history” when the U.S. relationship with the hemisphere has been so critical. U.S. friendship is not contingent upon any ideological position; rather, the administration is committed to working with countries in advancing key development issues. ... Read More

Remarks by U.S. President George W. Bush at COA's 38th Washington Conference

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

President George W. Bush, speaking at the COA’s annual Washington Conference on the Americas, delivered a major policy speech on the U.S. role in the Western Hemisphere. “The foundation of a good foreign policy is good relations with your neighbors,” said the president, outlining priorities issues for U.S.-Latin American relations. ... Read More

Remarks by U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice at COA's 38th Washington Conference

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Speaking at the COA's Washington Conference on the Americas, Secretary Rice underscored that there has “never been a time in modern history” when the U.S. relationship with the hemisphere has been so critical. U.S. friendship is not contingent upon any ideological position; rather, the administration is committed to working with countries in advancing key development issues. ... Read More

President George Bush on U.S. Commitment to the Americas

Wednesday, May 7, 2008  |  Carin Zissis

President George W. Bush, speaking at the COA’s annual Washington Conference on the Americas, delivered a major policy speech on the U.S. role in the Western Hemisphere. “The foundation of a good foreign policy is good relations with your neighbors,” said the president, outlining priorities issues for U.S.-Latin American relations. ... Read More

38th Washington Conference: "The Globalization of the Americas"

Wednesday, May 7, 2008  |  Carin Zissis

The Council of the Americas held the 38th Annual Washington Conference on the Americas on May 6 and 7, drawing together a selection of the region's most influential officials—including the presidents of the United States and Panama—to address the most pressing policy issues affecting the Western Hemisphere. Read more and access program summaries, as well as audio, from the conference. ... Read More

U.S. Rep. Gregory Meeks Receives COA Chairman's Award

Tuesday, May 6, 2008  |  Carin Zissis

COA was honored to name Representative Gregory W. Meeks with the Chairman's Award for Leadership in the Americas at the opening of the annual Washington Conference. After accepting the speech, the congressman urged trade liberalization advocates to help add more voices "to the chorus singing the praises of global trade." ... Read More