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Sixth Summit of the Americas (2012)

Date: 04/15/2012 Description: President Barack Obama participates in the Summit of the Americas Official Leader Photo at the Julio Cesar Turbay Ayala Convention Center in Cartagena, Colombia. © White House Image

Colombia hosted the Sixth Summit of the Americas on April 14-15, 2012, in Cartagena. The theme of the Summit was Connecting the Americas: Partners for Prosperity. The hemisphere’s leaders discussed ways to reduce poverty and inequality, prepare for and respond to natural disasters, confront transnational crime and improve citizen security, and promote access to technology.

Date: 03/22/2012 Description: Alec Ross and Mike Hammer - State Dept Image   Share Your Experiences
The U.S. government is working to build new global partnerships and we know that many of you are connecting the Americas to create a prosperous future for our region. We'd like you to share some of your experiences with us.
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