Vice President Biden cites the Atlantic Council in remarks on the Caribbean Energy Security Initiative:

THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Mr. Prime Minister, it’s a pleasure to be with you.  And, Fred, the Atlantic Council has done an incredible job, and you’re continued focus and commitment matters and forces everyone else to focus.  And, Mack McLarty, an old, old friend, the Council of the Americas has been your — how can I say it — your passion for a long time.  And it’s very much appreciated.

Presidents, Prime Ministers, representatives from the international community, the private sector, and — if you excuse, as we used to say when I was a senator, a point of personal privilege, Adrienne Arsht.  Where are you, Adrienne?  She is — there you go.  This woman is a fellow Delawarean.  We grew up together.  She was seven; I was 21.  (Laughter.)  And she is following in the footsteps of her incredible parents in all the incredibly good things you’ve been doing, not the least of which is this Latin American Center you’ve set up.  Thank you, Adrienne.

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