Canning House: Where the UK meets Latin America and Iberia
We are the UK’s leading forum for informed comment, contacts and debate on Latin American politics, economy and business. We also celebrate and promote awareness in the UK of the languages, culture and history of Latin America, Spain and Portugal.
Join us as a Corporate Member
By becoming a corporate member of Canning House you will gain exclusive access to a range of benefits depending on your level of membership. Examples include our private business briefings, weekly and monthly analysis from the region, and exclusive access to network and engage with senior business and government leaders.
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Colombia Economic Outlook 2015
We are delighted to be joined by Dr Mauricio Cárdenas-Santamaría, Finance Minister of Colombia for a corporate member’s roundtable. The event will be chaired by Robert Capurro, CEO of Canning House on Tuesday 4th August at 18:00.
Dr Mauricio Cárdenas Santa María is the 69th and current Minister of Finance and Public Credit and former Minister of Mines and Energy of Colombia, serving in the administration of President Juan Manuel Santos. Prior to this, he was a Senior Fellow and Director of the Latin America Initiative at the Brookings Institution. For more information click here.
Argentina Votes 2015 – Post-primaries scene-setter
General elections will be held in Argentina on 25 October 2015, with a second round on 24 November if required. With the primary elections taking place on 9 August there are three front runners: Mauricio Macri of the Republican Proposal, Daniel Scioliof the Front for Victory / Justicialist Party, and Sergio Massa of the United for a New Argentina party. Join us on Wednesday 23rd September for a panel discussion look at the results of these primary elections and how it sets the scene for general election taking place in October. For more information click here.
Security of global food supply: what role for Latin America’s net agricultural exporters?
Canning House and Grupo de Países Productores del Sur are pleased to host a high-level roundtable discussion of the state of global food security and Latin America’s growing role as a global food supplier. This event will be held on Friday 25th September. For more information click here.
Canning Lecture 2015: Enrique Peña Nieto, President of the United Mexican States
On Wednesday 4th March, His Excellency Enrique Peña Nieto, President of the United Mexican States delivered the Canning Lecture during his State Visit to the United Kingdom, 3rd-5th March 2015.
Since 1997, the Canning Lecture has been delivered annually by a visiting Latin American or Iberian President. To watch the video click here.