Mauricio Macri will not come to Ecuador for the CELAC summit

President of Argentina Mauricio Macri suspended his attendance to the CELAC summit, that will be held on January 27, in Quito, due to an injury and the “physical effort” during his trip to Davos, reported on Sunday the Presidency. Vice president Gabriela Michetti will...

CELAC quartet will meet in Quito to discuss its goals

The quartet of diplomats from Ecuador, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic and the Bahamas of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC for its Spanish acronym) will meet on Monday, March 23 in Quito to talk about the group’s goals, which include the fight...

ALBA provides its full support to Venezuela in its political conflict with the US

The Bolivarian Alliance for the Americas (ALBA) expressed through a statement its full support to Venezuela, after the US qualified the South American country as an “extraordinary threat” to its security. After a meeting held in Caracas with the presence of members of...

Ecuador assumed the pro tempore presidency of the CELAC

The Latin American and Caribbean leaders today closed two days of meetings in Costa Rica by the Third Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC for its Spanish acronym). Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa assumed the pro tempore presidency and stressed...

Raul Castro calls on Obama to use his “executive powers” to lift embargo against Cuba

Cuban President Raul Castro demanded on Wednesday, during the first meeting with colleagues at the CELAC that the US lift the blockade against Cuba to normalize diplomatic relations. “The restoration of diplomatic relations is the beginning of a process towards...

CELAC sets goal of eliminating extreme poverty in the region

The eradication of poverty in the region, the lifting of the economic blockade imposed by the United States to Cuba and the economic wars against countries like Venezuela were the main topics discussed yesterday at the Third Summit of the Community of Latin American and the...

CELAC: Ecuador wants to prioritize the science, technology and infrastructure

Ecuador wants Latin America and the Caribbean to give priority to science, technology and infrastructure to reach quantifiable goals in the CELAC, said on Tuesday Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño. This, after that Costa Rica will delivers on Thursday the presidency of the block....

CELAC will propose the creation of a Southern Monetary Fund

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility, Ricardo Patiño, said that in the Third Summit of the Community of Latin Americanand Caribbean States (CELAC), in which Ecuador will assume the pro tempore presidency, four areas of work will be proposed. The first point is...