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Celac Summit

Chinese Investment in Latin America: A Poisoned Chalice?

Rafael Salazar | Posted 06.19.2016 | Latino Voices
Rafael Salazar

Move over Europe and North America, here comes China! Europe, Latin America's second largest trading partner and the U.S., the first, are set to be overtaken by China in the near future. It is predicted that in one year China will have surpassed the EU and in 12 it will have done the same to America.

The EU-CELAC "Partnership" Fails Coffee Test

Fernando Morales-de la Cruz | Posted 06.09.2016 | World
Fernando Morales-de la Cruz

The European Union hosts the EU CELAC "Partnership" Summit in Brussels on June 10th and 11th. It brings together Presidents, Prime Ministers and Foreign Ministers of 61 countries and the EU institutions, that is the 28 members of the EU and 33 nations from CELAC - Community of Latin American and Caribbean States-.

Cuba: The CELAC Summit and Its Challenges

Arturo Lopez Levy | Posted 04.05.2014 | Latino Voices
Arturo Lopez Levy

The presence in Havana of an overwhelming majority of the heads of state of Latin America and the Caribbean confirmed the gap between Washington and the rest of the continent with respect to Cuba.

Competition in Cuba

Julia E. Sweig | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics
Julia E. Sweig

Last year in Cartagena, the message was unanimous: Cuba next time, or no Summit. Obama can again dismiss this message and lose even more influence in the Americas. But the stars are aligning for Obama to make a big legacy move by 2015.

Cuban Regime 'Cleans Up' Opposition for CELAC Summit

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 03.30.2014 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The streets where the presidential caravans will pass will be touched up, the asphalt addressed, the potholes and poverty hidden. The real Havana is disguised under another stage-set city, as if the dirt -- accumulated for decades -- was covered by a colorful and ephemeral tapestry.

What Cristina Fernández And Fidel Castro Did When They Met Up This Week

Posted 01.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Cristina Fernández has not only returned to the public eye -- she's fully embracing Twitter. After a 40-day silence following her head surgery, t...