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Americas Summit

Eppur si muove (and yet it moves)

José Fernando López | Posted 06.24.2012 | Latino Voices
José Fernando López

The second decade of the 21st century will go down in history as an era in which the world got fed up of one of the most useless and prolonged wars: the war on drugs. Or, at least, of the indiscriminate war on all types of drugs and in particular against its consumers.

Brazil's Earth Day Present: A Sustainable Energy Policy

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Eric Ehrmann

Brazil's sustainable energy dividend is the result of generations of trust and cooperation between a strong federal government, parastatal companies and global businesses who have developed the knack of working with them.

Obama Defends Venezuela Position At Americas Summit

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad — Defending his brand of world politics, President Barack Obama said Sunday that he "strengthens our hand" by reaching o...

Obama Heads To Americas Summit With Spotlight On Cuba

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad — Venturing into an unfamiliar region of the world, President Barack Obama made a splash on a stage of leaders from acro...

Obama: US "Seeks A New Beginning" With Cuba (VIDEO)

AP | VIVIAN SEQUERA and BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad — Trading their warmest words in a half-century, the United States and Cuba built momentum toward renewed ties on Friday...

President Obama and the Summit of the Americas

Abraham Lowenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Abraham Lowenthal

Obama would do well to remember Ronald Reagan's comment on returning from his first trip to South America as President: "These Latin American countries are all very different from each other."