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Obama is Time Magazine’s Person of the Year

Posted December 19th, 2012 at 10:45 am (UTC-5)
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Time magazine has named U.S. President Barack Obama its “Person of the Year.” The magazine says the president’s historic reelection was symbolic of the country’s changing demographics. It also called him the “symbol and in some ways the architect of this new America.” This is Mr. Obama’s second time receiving the accolade; Obama, a Democrat […]

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US Seeks Deeper Partnership with Americas

Posted April 14th, 2012 at 10:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama, attending a two-day regional summit in Cartagena, Colombia, said Saturday Washington wants deeper economic relations in the western hemisphere, but that existing barriers hamper greater integration. More than 30 heads of state and government are taking part in the sixth Summit of the Americas hosted by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. […]

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Summit of the Americas Opens in Colombia

Posted April 14th, 2012 at 4:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Leaders of the Americas opened a two-day regional summit Saturday in Cartagena, Colombia, with discussions expected to include disagreements over Cuba and the failing war on drug trafficking. More than 30 heads of state and government are taking part in the sixth Summit of the Americas, including U.S. President Barack Obama and host Colombian President […]

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Obama Promotes Deeper Economic Ties with Latin America

Posted April 14th, 2012 at 1:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is calling for more cooperation among the nations of the Western Hemisphere to assure economic growth and make certain that globalization benefits all levels of society. On a separate issue expected to come up at this weekend’s Summit of the Americas, a two-day meeting in Colombia of 33 heads of state […]

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Obama Promotes Deeper Economic Ties with Latin America

Posted April 14th, 2012 at 1:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is calling for more cooperation among the nations of the Western Hemisphere to assure economic growth and make certain that globalization benefits all levels of society. On a separate issue expected to come up at this weekend’s Summit of the Americas, a two-day meeting in Colombia of 34 heads of state […]

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Obama Takes New Economic Plan on Tour

Posted January 25th, 2012 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama begins a three-day, five-state trip Wednesday to take to the American people the economic plan he unveiled in his State of the Union address Tuesday night. The president, who faces a contentious re-election bid this year, outlined a blueprint that he says will work for everyone, not just the wealthy. Mr. […]

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Obama Unveils Economic “Blueprint” He Says Will Benefit All

Posted January 25th, 2012 at 1:50 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama used his third State of the Union address Tuesday to outline a new economic blueprint that he says will work for everyone, not just the wealthy. The president’s speech on the nation’s progress Tuesday came as he faces a contentious re-election bid this year. Mr. Obama told a joint session of […]

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Obama Promotes Economic Fairness in State of the Union Address

Posted January 24th, 2012 at 11:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has used his third State of the Union address to outline a new economic blueprint that he says will work for everyone, not just the wealthy. The president’s speech on the nation’s progress Tuesday came as he faces a contentious re-election bid this year. Mr. Obama told a joint session of […]

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Obama Calls for a Streamlined Government

Posted January 24th, 2012 at 10:05 pm (UTC-5)
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President Obama says he will not back down from government regulations that ensure oil companies clean up huge spills, protect children from pollution, and make sure American’s food and water supply is safe. In his annual State of the Union address to Congress Tuesday, the president said some government rules are “outdated, unnecessary and too […]

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Obama Urges Help for Businesses at Home

Posted January 24th, 2012 at 9:40 pm (UTC-5)
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President Barack Obama says U.S. companies should be rewarded for keeping jobs at home, rather than getting tax breaks for moving them overseas. The president said in his State of the Union address to Congress Tuesday that the U.S. tax code must be changed so companies no longer get a deduction for outsourcing jobs. He […]

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