Thursday, September 16, 2010

Leaders Express Concern for Elections

A variety of leaders are meeting in Miami today to discuss elections and the environment.

The Americas Conference, sponsored by The MIami Herald and the World Bank, hosted conversations about elections in both Venezuela and Mexico, with participants divided on potential outcomes.

Caribbean leaders, like Audley Shaw, minister of finance and public service in Jamaica, also spoke about how they're receovering from the finanicail crisis. Shaw described a new cruise ship facility his country is building in Kingston.

The environment was also an important topic, Business Week reported.

Andrew Steer, the World Bank's vice president and climate change envoy, said 62 percent of their country clients see climate change as an important priority.

Read more about what Latin American leaders had to say here.

Source: Business Week

Photo: Audley Shaw,

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