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BUSINESS EXECS, CONGRESSMEN VISIT. From Jan. 14 through Jan. 18, the Inter-American Economic Council organized a visit by a Business and Congressional Delegation to St. Lucia and Antigua & Barbuda. Mr. Barry S. Featherman, in his capacity as president & CEO of the Council, who led the delegation, observed that "this visit was an historic event that created an opportunity for a dialogue between leading business executives of both countries with the political leadership and Members of Congress. As an outcome of the meetings, President Featherman indicated the Council will organize a Business and Investors Forum during the Caricom Heads of Government Meeting, it will organize a Caribbean Trade Ministerial Meeting in Atlanta with Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, and it will work with the local business community and the Caricom Ambassadors to work with Members of Congress for the Collateral Advancement of Economic Growth and Development within the Context of the Third Border Initiative. Details: Barry Featherman of the Inter-American Economic Council, Tel: 202-548-0400; E-mail: Web:
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Title Annotation:The Region; Inter American Economic Council
Publication:Caribbean Update
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:50CAR
Date:Mar 1, 2004
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