Brazil, US Sign Agreement on Trade

The United States and Brazilian governments signed a new protocol on trade rules and transparency on Monday. The protocol amends the Agreement on Trade and Economic Cooperation signed in 2011 between the two governments. The news of the signing comes on the heels of similar agreements with China, the European Union, and Japan, according to … Continue reading Brazil, US Sign Agreement on Trade

Argentine Farmers To Strike Against Rise In Taxes

Argentina's farmers plan to strike for four days this week in protest to President Alberto Fernández's decision to raise the tax on exported soybeans, soybean meal, and soybean oil form 30% to 33%, reports Reuters. The government argues that the tax increase is necessary to combat a whole host of economic issues, including debt, inflation, … Continue reading Argentine Farmers To Strike Against Rise In Taxes

April 20-22, 2001: President Bush and the Summit of the Americas

Over the course of three days, leaders from across North and South America met in Canada during the Summit of the Americas. The following are remarks and speeches provided by the White House related to that gathering. President George W. Bush delivered the following remarks on the south lawn of the White House on April … Continue reading April 20-22, 2001: President Bush and the Summit of the Americas

May 7, 2001: Remarks by the President to the Council of the Americas

President George W. Bush delivered the following remarks on May 7, 2001, in Washington, DC. Bush mainly used the opportunity to discuss his administration's efforts to expand trade with Latin American nations. THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all very much. Sit down. Thank you, Mr. Rhodes, I'm honored; and thank you for having me, sir. It's … Continue reading May 7, 2001: Remarks by the President to the Council of the Americas