Another chapter on the Energy and Climate Partnership for the Americas

April 29, 2010

While the world watched with empathy the tragedy that struck Poland and reacted to the fallout from the billowing smoke coming out of the unpronounceable volcano in Iceland, another chapter in President Obama’s Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) was written earlier this month in Washington. At its essence, ECPA was supposed to reconfigure US relations in the hemisphere – with energy at the start. Read the rest of this entry »


North America might be quiet, but south of the Rio Grande, Brazil rocks

August 23, 2009


It seems that in the virtual world a week is an eternity… so I have to start by apologizing to you for the lack of new articles on this blog in the last few days. I must confess that posting relevant stories while traveling, presenting at conferences, building projects, and writing reports is a challenge I have not conquered yet.

The North America Leaders’ Summit came and went and, unless I missed something, there wasn’t much substance to it. Read the rest of this entry »