Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Latin American and Caribbean Countries Create Regional Bloc

Latin American and Caribbean countries gathered Tuesday to create a regional bloc. 32 countries attended the summit, where they decided to create an organization to support their own interests, minus the influence of the United States or Canada. Latin America is finally creating a regional organization, which can be compared to efforts such as the European Union and the United African Organization. The countries made only cursory plans, but agreed to meet again in 2011. This is a significant step for Latin America, and it will be interesting to see how it turns out!

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