- Arminio Fraga, Founding Partner, Gávea Investimentos
- William R. Rhodes, Chairman Emeritus, AS/COA; President, William R. Rhodes Global Advisors LLC
- Susan Segal, President and CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas
On July 22, Council of the Americas hosted a discussion with Arminio Fraga, Brazilian economist and president of the Central Bank of Brazil from 1999-2003; William R. Rhodes, president of William R. Rhodes Global Advisors LLC; and Susan Segal, president and CEO of AS/COA. Panelists offered a historic perspective and lessons learned from past economic crises and debt restructurings in the region.