Media Note
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
September 13, 2010

Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Arturo Valenzuela will address the 14th Annual Americas Conference, “The Americas: A New Era of Transition and Innovation,” on Tuesday, September 14, at 11:30 a.m. at the Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables, FL. Assistant Secretary Valenzuela’s remarks will be streamed live on

The Americas Conference, organized by The Miami Herald and The World Bank, is an annual forum of international executives and government leaders, who gather for two days to discuss a wide spectrum of relevant business and political issues of importance for Latin America and the Caribbean. For more information, please visit

This event is open for press coverage. For media credentials, please submit registration request to

Press Contacts:
Darla Jordan
U.S. Department of State
(202) 531-5678

Delia Rivera
Newlink Group
(786) 709-2496

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PRN: 2010/1245