She currently serves as regional vice president of the Free Press Commission under the inter-American Press Society.
The inter-American Development Bank is also providing about $100 million for buildings and roads.
"I think that's been his formula," said Michael Shifter, president of the inter-American Dialogue, a Washington think tank.
The war has brought into view another practical reason for a closer inter-American understanding.
Educational institutions devoted a constantly growing attention to inter-American affairs.
This sentiment of inter-American solidarity sprang from several sources.
The Monroe Doctrine during the war; projects for an inter-American league of states.