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Montevideo, March 23rd 2023 - 14:51 UTC

Tag: CELAC Summit - Argentina

  • Tuesday, February 28th 2023 - 07:02 UTC

    AMLO wants a five-nation anti-inflation regional alliance

    AMLO needs some regionality after refusing to hand over the pro tempore presidency of the Pacific Alliance to “puppet” Boluarte

    Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), who insisted Monday on dubbing his Peruvian colleague Dina Boluarte “a puppet,” has launched an initiative to tackle inflation with other regional leftwing leaders, namely Argentina's Alberto Fernandez, Brazil's Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva, Colombia's Gustavo Petro, and Cuba's Miguel Díaz-Canel

  • Thursday, January 26th 2023 - 18:06 UTC

    Díaz-Canel visits Maduro on his way back home from Celac Summit

    “It is always comforting to return to the Homeland of Bolivar and Chavez,” Díaz-Canel told

    Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Thursday said his meeting the day before with his Venezuelan colleague Nicolás Maduro was highly successful. Díaz-Canel made a stop on his way back from the VII Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac) Summit in Buenos Aires.

  • Monday, January 23rd 2023 - 07:12 UTC

    Bullrich asks DEA to arrest Maduro in Buenos Aires

    “Human Rights have no ideology; and not because you are a left-wing dictator, can you not respect them,” Bullrich said

    Argentina's opposition leader Patricia Bullrich, chairwoman of the Propuesta Republicana (PRO) party, a majority partner in the Together for Change (Juntos por el Cambio - JxC) alliance Sunday filed a request before the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) for the arrest of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro once he lands in Buenos Aires for the VII Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac).

  • Saturday, January 21st 2023 - 11:47 UTC

    Lula's trip to Argentina to include Antarctica deal

    Under Lula, Brazil is returning to the regional forum it left during the Bolsonaro years

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva's trip to Argentina next week will include the signing of a treaty for scientific and logistical cooperation between the two countries' Antarctic stations, Agencia Brasil reported. A gas pipeline will also be on the agenda with President Alberto Fernández.

  • Thursday, January 19th 2023 - 21:51 UTC

    Argentine opposition wants Maduro arrested if he attends Celac Summit

    “We want an Argentina free of dictators!” Bullrich said

    Argentine opposition leader and presidential hopeful Patricia Bullrich Thursday called for the arrest of Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro should he travel to Buenos Aires for next week's VII Celac Summit. Maduro's travel plans are yet to be announced.

  • Wednesday, January 18th 2023 - 09:48 UTC

    Ecuadorian President skipping Celac Summit

    The presence of Presidents Andrés Manuel López Obrador and Nicolás Maduro among others is yet to be confirmed

    Less than a week before the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac) Summit is to be held in Buenos Aires, the President of Ecuador announced he shall not be attending the event hosted by the country holding the pro-tempore presidency of the bloc.

  • Tuesday, December 27th 2022 - 09:33 UTC

    Venezuela closer to Mercosur and Argentina

    Ambassador Oscar Laborde has already organized several trade missions to Caracas

    Venezuela's return to Mercosur, the resumption of flights between Buenos Aires and Caracas, and an invitation to President Nicolás Maduro to attend the CELAC summit in Buenos Aires next month are some of the signs showing the Argentine government's rapprochement with Chavismo. In addition to that, a rise in bilateral trade of up to 60% is expected.