January 16, 2021

Latin America and the Caribbean can make hunger history – UN agricultural agency

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From UN New 25 January 2017 – With continued and strengthened implementation of a regional food security plan, Latin America and the Caribbean could become the first developing region to completely eradicate hunger, the head of United Nations agricultural agency said today. “This region has all the necessary conditions to achieve this, starting with the […]

Latin America and the Caribbean

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The EU and Latin America and the Caribbean have enjoyed privileged relations since the first bi-regional Summit, held in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) in 1999, which established a strategic partnership. They are natural partners linked by strong historical, cultural and economic ties. They co-operate closely at international level and maintain an intensive political dialogue at […]

The View from Europe: A crowded space

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By David Jessop From Caribbean News Now When it comes to regional and hemispheric institutions, the Caribbean and Latin America have become a crowded space. Over the last few years an extraordinary number of bodies have appeared; expanding their agendas to promote regional integration, sustainable development, political cooperation, a single approach in international forums, and […]

OUR CARIBBEAN: Venezuela crisis – Caricom challenge

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By Rickey Singh, From Barbados Nation News OUR CARICOM governments have managed to do well in maintaining their public silence in the face of the spreading crisis involving refugees from Syria and other Middle East states seeking asylum in Europe. After all, our Community governments have practised the art of dodging any moral responsibility – […]

Summit of Latin American and Caribbean States Aims At Peace, Social Justice and Sovereignty

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By nsnbc international From Global Research Featured image: Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff waves next to Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa ahead of the CELAC head of states meeting in Quito, Ecuador, Jan. 26, 2016. | Photo: EFE The heads of State of the 33 nations Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) met in Quito, […]

CELAC Meeting: Latin American and Caribbean Heads of State Meet in Quito

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By TELESUR From Venezuelanalysis Twenty-two presidents from around Latin America and the Caribbean are descending on Quito, Ecuador, this Wednesday to discuss regional issues and strengthen Latin American unity and sovereignty in decision making. The forum is the fourth summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) – a regional bloc set […]

CELAC coordinators prepare third summit in Costa Rica

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San José, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) The National Coordinators of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) prepare the third summit of the regional bloc, scheduled for next January 28 and 29 in Costa Rica. Representatives of the 33 member countries of the mechanism of integration, operational since December 3, 2011, also assess […]

China will cast a huge shadow as Japan meets CARICOM

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By Sir Ronald Sanders BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday July 2014 – The word will not be spoken in any formal speeches and it won’t be mentioned in final statements and declarations, but it will be talked about in the corridors and it will be at the back of everyone’s mind as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe […]

Costa Rica’s new leader says he’s a “moderate” leftist

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By Andres Oppenheimer From Miami Herald Seeking to calm anxiety in business circles about his election as his country’s first left-of-center leader in recent history, Costa Rica’s President-elect Luis Guillermo Solis says he won’t join the Venezuelan-led ALBA bloc of radical leftist countries, and that he sees himself as a “moderate” who is “not unlike […]