THIS IS AMERICA & THE WORLD is a weekly, international affairs television series, which is produced in Washington, New York City, and in countries around the world. The series is broadcast nationally on public television and PBS stations. Whether here in the United States or abroad, DENNIS WHOLEY sets out to explore the cultural, social and political lives of people around the the world.
This weekend, April 10 - 11, Panama will host the 2015 Summit of the Americas. The Summit will gather together heads of state from around the hemisphere to focus on the theme, “Prosperity with Equity: The Challenge of Cooperation in the Americas". To learn more about Panama's goals, challenges and what the country will offer to the summit, Dennis Wholey speaks with Panama's Vice President and Foreign Minister, Isabel de Saint Malo de Alvarado. Additionally, Dennis explores the Panama Canal and other ways in which the country is connecting the world. Interviews include U.S. Ambassador Jonathan D. Farrar, Copa Airlines CEO, Pedro O. Heilbron and more.