Democracy and Economic Opportunities Between Latin America and The US
Thursday, July 27, 2006
CONGRESSIONAL HISPANIC LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
TO HOST BRIEFING ON THE BENEFITS OF
U.S. - LATIN AMERICA TRADE FOR U.S. HISPANICS
Assistant Secretary of State Tom Shannon, Assistant Secretary of Commerce Israel Hernandez, and
Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart to speak at event
- The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) will host a
Congressional Briefing, titled: "
The United States Hispanic Community's role in the Emerging
Common Market in the Western Hemisphere
" on Thursday, July 27, 2006 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30
in the U.S. Capitol Room HC-5. Altria Group, Inc. is the sponsor of this briefing.
This event is part of a CHLI series of public policy briefings on key issues of importance to the U.S.
Hispanic community. Thursday's forum will discuss the importance of strengthening commercial
relations between the United States and Latin America, and the benefits of such trade to the U.S. Hispanic
Our confirmed keynote speakers are:
Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart (FL), Chairman, CHLI
Israel Hernandez, Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Director-General of the U.S.
Tom Shannon, Assistant Secretary of State for the Western Hemisphere Affairs
Our confirmed panelists are:
Anne Alonzo, Senior Vice President, National Foreign Trade Council
Ana Isabel Eiras, Senior Policy Analyst, The Heritage Foundation
Allen Gutierrez, Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Al Zapanta, President & CEO, U.S. Mexico Chamber of Commerce
Octavio A. Hinojosa Mier, Executive Director, CHLI
WHEN: Thursday, July 27, 2006
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
(Program promptly starts at 8:30 a.m.; Please arrive by 8:15 a.m.)
WHERE: U.S. Capitol, Room HC-5
Due to limited space, PLEASE RSVP acceptances only to
RSVP@chli.org or by calling