Venezuela: 17 Years Disregarding the Constitution ~ What to Expect?

CLICK HERE TO READ SPEECH   Law Degree (Summa Cum Laude), Central University of Venezuela, (1962). Post graduate courses at the Université de Paris (1962-1963); and Doctor of Laws (Summa Cum Laude), Central University of Venezuela (1964). Since 1963 has been Professor of the Central University of Venezuela. Currently Emeritus Professor. He has been Professor in post graduate courses in …Read More


New Economic and Political Developments in Venezuela

Ricardo Penfold Managing Director Goldman Sachs   Ricardo is a portfolio manager responsible for sovereign research coverage on the Emerging Market Debt team.  He joined Goldman Sachs in 2000 and was named managing director in 2010. Prior to joining the firm, Ricardo was head of research and an economist for Santander Investments and Banco Santander …Read More


What a Trump Presidency​ ​Means for Latin America

  Kathy Bostjancic Head of U.S. Macro Investor Services Oxford Economics PRESENTATION SUMMARY: One of the main characteristics of a Trump presidency will be the unusually elevated degree of policy and political uncertainty. In our base case forecast we estimate that the Trump Administration and Republican-controlled Congress will usher in a substantial $1.2 trillion fiscal stimulus …Read More


Latin American Leadership Award

Latin American Leadership Award Presented to: H.E. Luis Almagro Secretary General Organization of American States (OAS) Mr. Almagro is receiving this award for his courageous efforts in support of democracy. Commemorating the 80th Anniversary of the Venezuelan American Association of the U.S. Thursday, December 8, 2016 MetLife Building WINSTON & STRAWN SUPPORTING SPONSORS   PARTICIPATING …Read More


XVI Annual Spain & Latin America Networking Event, August 31

Spain & Latin America Networking Event We cordially invite you to join us for our 16th annual Spain & Latin America Networking Event at which more than 150 executives will gather for a night of cocktails and hors d’oeyvres. Wednesday, August  31, 2016 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm The Loft in Flatiron  20 West 23rd Street, …Read More


2017 Latin American Economic Outlook

 Panelists Dr. José Antonio Ocampo Nominated in 2012 to lead the World Bank. Professor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Author of 36 books, most recently “The Economic Development of Latin America since Independence,” with Luis Bértola (2012). Carlos Ivan Lopez Head of Debt Capital Markets Bank of America Merrill …Read More


Venezuela’s Pivotal Moment: Economic and Political Scenarios

Alejandro Arreaza Economist for Latin America Barclays Capital Based in New York, Arreaza is responsible for the firm’s macroeconomic coverage of the Andean Economies. He joined Barclays in 2010 after working for several years in the financial markets in Venezuela. From 2004 to 2010, Arreaza was an economist at Bancaribe, the sixth largest bank in …Read More


Update on the Crises in Venezuela

An economist, Dr. Jatar is also the President and founder of Venezuelan Women in Action, an NGO dedicated to defending women’s rights in Venezuela. Previously to this, Dr. Jatar was a fellow at the Center for International Development and communications director at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, both entities at Harvard Kennedy School. …Read More


March 2nd. XV Spain & Latin America Networking Event

Wednesday, March 2, 2016