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Creation of Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (Community of Latin American and Caribbean Nations)

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Acuerdan crear Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños – Yahoo! Noticias.

Oddly, I can’t find a single article about this in English yet.  This may be due to the fact the English speaking Canada and USA have been excluded, and our journalists are sleeping at the wheel.

In any case, in Playa del Carmen, México, leaders from 32 Latin American and Caribbean nations have agreed to build a coalition of Latin American and Caribbean nation states.

According to the Yahoo! article in Spanish:

El objetivo será proyectar a nivel global a la región con fundamento en el respeto al derecho internacional, igualdad de estados, respeto a los derechos humanos y la cooperación, señaló el presidente mexicano Felipe Calderón, anfitrión del encuentro.

The purpose of the community, according to Mexican President, Felipe Calderón, will be the advancement of member nations at a global level, based on respect of international law, equality among nations, respect of human rights, and cooperation.
The article mentions that a verbal spat ensued between Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez, and Colombia’s President Alejandro Uribe (nothing new there).
Raul Castro called the event “of historical transcendence”. Honduras was absent from the party, to Costa Rica’s chagrin.

Chilean President Elect Sebastien Piñera noted that it is important to understand that this new community is not meant to replace the Organization of American States, in which both Canada and the US are participants, as various members of this new organization have expressed dissatisfaction in the OAS’s capacity to resolve matters in the region.

The new organization will meet in Venezuela in 2011, and in Chile in 2012.


UPDATE: I found relevant news in English at
http://www.rttnews.com/, and further relevant information here: http://www.abn.info.ve/

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February 23, 2010 at 11:57 am

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