Voice of Diaspora
Mexico – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, announced Monday that it will host a meeting of Latin American leaders this month, among them several of the leftist wave who have been recently elected. The appointment will be between 23 Y 25 this month in Mexico City, Lopez Obrador said.
He added that the presidents of Chile will attend, Argentina, Ecuador, Peru and Colombia, and is awaiting confirmation by the president-elect of Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
all leaders, with the exception of Guillermo Lasso, from Ecuador, They are considered left-leaning. López Obrador has in the past expressed a desire to reform the Organization of American States (OAS) and the summit could be part of that plan.
López Obrador considers the OAS as too submerged before the United States and has proposed other regional organizations, as the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) as a possible alternative.
“We would also like the OAS to be reformed…. that is not subordinate to any country, to no government, that is not an appendage of any hegemony”, said the Mexican president.
López Obrador missed the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles in June because Nicaraguan leaders were not invited, Venezuela and Cuba.