Corporate Conference Call: April and the Americas

Speakers:
Shannon K. O’Neil Douglas Dillon Fellow for Latin America Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
Julia E. Sweig Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies and Director for Latin America Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
Presider:
Toni Johnson Senior Editor/Senior Staff Writer, CFR.org
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This week, President Barack Obama held a North American Summit with Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper and Mexican president Felipe Calderón. Next week, he will host Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff for a state visit, before they both travel to the Summit of the Americans in Cartagena, Colombia. Join CFR fellows Shannon K. O'Neil and Julia E. Sweig to discuss these meetings, as well as Secretary Hillary Clinton's strategic partnership dialogue with Brazilian foreign minister Antonio Patriota that will be held immediately after the summit in Cartagena.

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