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Sep 06, 2013, 11:53 ET

Zar antidrogas de EE.UU. asegura que legalización no resolverá el problema de las drogas

El director de la Oficina para la Política Antidrogas de Estados Unidos, Gil Kerlikowske, dijo que legalizar las drogas no  reducirá...

Sep 06, 2013, 11:20 ET

U.S. Anti-Drug Czar Says Legalization Won't Solve Drug Problem

The director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, Gil Kerlikowske, said that legalizing drugs would not be panacea for drug...

Sep 05, 2013, 19:44 ET
Leaders at the XVII Annual CAF Conference, among them CAF President Enrique Garcia.  (PRNewsFoto/CAF-Development Bank of Latin America)

Mayor inversión en infraestructura, educación e inclusión social es indispensable para el desarrollo sostenible de América Latina

América Latina debe iniciar un proceso de transformación productiva para alcanzar un desarrollo sostenible y permanente y no...

Sep 05, 2013, 19:20 ET
Leaders at the XVII Annual CAF Conference, among them CAF President Enrique Garcia.  (PRNewsFoto/CAF-Development Bank of Latin America)

More investment in infrastructure, education and social inclusion are the keys to sustainable economic development in Latin America

Latin America needs to transform its productive sectors and stop relying on favorable external economic conditions, if it hopes to achieve...

Sep 04, 2013, 21:16 ET
Enrique Garcia, Executive President of CAF - development bank of Latin America - at the XVII Annual CAF Conference in Washington, D.C. Sept. 4 and 5, 2013.  (PRNewsFoto/CAF-Development Bank of Latin America)

Con un pedido de mayor unidad latinoamericana se inicia la Conferencia Anual de CAF en Washington

  Con un llamado a superar las divisiones dentro de América Latina, comenzó la XVII Conferencia Anual de CAF –banco...

Sep 04, 2013, 20:44 ET
Enrique Garcia, Executive President of CAF - development bank of Latin America - at the XVII Annual CAF Conference in Washington, D.C. Sept. 4 and 5, 2013.  (PRNewsFoto/CAF-Development Bank of Latin America)

The 17th Annual CAF Conference Opens with an Appeal for Unity in Latin America

 The 17th Annual CAF Conference, organized jointly by CAF-Development Bank of Latin America, The Inter-American Dialogue and the Organization...

Mar 12, 2013, 14:38 ET

Fitch eleva a AA- calificación de riesgo de CAF

La agencia estadounidense Fitch Ratings realizó un nuevo reconocimiento a la solidez y estabilidad financiera de CAF, banco de...

Mar 12, 2013, 14:11 ET

Fitch Upgrades CAF's Credit Rating To AA-

 U.S. credit agency Fitch Ratings upgraded the long term debt rating of CAF –development bank of Latin America– to AA- from A+, in...

Oct 26, 2012, 19:02 ET

CAF: LATAM should be a Strategic Partner for U.S.

 In his keynote address, during the opening session of the 2012 Latin Trade Symposium, Enrique Garcia, the chief executive of CAF, the...

Oct 12, 2012, 13:14 ET
From left to right: E.Garcia, Executive President and CEO of CAF, H.Kohli, Chief Executive of  Emerging Markets Forum, F.Ramos, Former President of the Republic of Philippines, S.Iswaran, Ministry of Home Affairs & Ministry of Trade and Industry.  (PRNewsFoto/Development Bank of Latin America (CAF))

CAF Encourages Singapore to Invest in Latin America

Asia – Latin American ties continue to strengthen amidst a growing interest among entrepreneurs from both sides of the ocean to expand...

Sep 07, 2012, 12:59 ET

Carter aboga por mayor atención para América Latina

Al cerrar la  XVI Conferencia Anual CAF realizada en la capital estadounidense, el ex presidente de ese país, Jimmy Carter, abogó...

Sep 07, 2012, 12:31 ET

Carter Calls For Increased Attention To Latin America

 As  the XVI Annual CAF Conference came to a close, former U.S. president Jimmy Carter called for stronger relations between the U.S. and...

Sep 06, 2012, 14:08 ET

Líderes regionales piden una nueva relación entre EE.UU. y América Latina

Con un llamado al presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, y su oponente republicano, Mitt Romney, para que América Latina tenga un mayor...

Sep 06, 2012, 13:31 ET

Regional Leaders Call for a Greater Role for Latin America in U.S. Policy

 The XVI CAF Annual Conference kicked off in Washington, D. C. with Latin American leaders calling for U.S. President Barack Obama and his...