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Punto De Vista 270: Pathways To Prosperity In Latin America

The Western Hemisphere’s record of democratic development and social advancement stands as a model for the world, said U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns at the recent Pathways to Prosperity Conference. “The success of the Americas,” he said, “is measured not just by the growth of its GDP, but by the number and strength of its middle classes, rights, freedom, and democratic institutions.”