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Venezuela’s Maduro Tells U.S. to “Swallow” Criticism of CELAC Summit

(Indira Guerrera / Noticias 24)

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has told the United States to “swallow” its criticism of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States’ (CELAC) summit, after the U.S. accused the CELAC of “betraying democracy” by supporting Cuba.

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Venezuela Speaks Out Against “Colonialism” at CELAC Summit

This year's CELAC summit hosted talks on regional concerns that have historically been discussed through the Organisation o

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has called for an “eradication” of “colonialism” in Latin America at the annual summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC).

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CELAC Meeting in Venezuela Agrees on 'Action Plan' to Tackle Social Issues in the Americas

CELAC's first ministerial meeting on the eradication of poverty and hunger took place in Caracas this week (Zurimar Campos

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has pledged to “strengthen” the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), after representatives of the organisation met in Caracas this week to discuss strategies to tackle poverty and improve education and healthcare in the region.

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ASA Summit Promotes South-South Ties, Regional Integration

Venezuelan foreign minister Elias Jaua speaking at the III Africa – South Americ

The signing of twenty-seven new economic and social agreements between the nations of South America and Africa was the product of three days of meetings held between representatives of more than 60 countries in Equatorial Guinea last week.

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CELAC Strengthened by Second Annual Summit

Raul Castro (middle), the Cuban president and new president pro tempore of CELAC shakes hands with the previous one, Sebastian P

The recently formed Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) met last weekend with the European Union (EU) for a Business Summit, before holding its own annual summit over Sunday and Monday.

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Regional Organisation CELAC Forges Links with China and India

Foreign ministers of the CELAC triumvirate countries Chile, Cuba and Venezuela, met with Chinese authorities on Thursday, after

This week the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the emerging Asian powers China and India established diplomatic relations and new mechanisms of cooperation.

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Venezuela Calls for Regional Mechanisms to Guarantee Human Rights

Foreign Minister Nicolas Maduro (agencies)

Venezuela’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nicolás Maduro, called on countries in the region to create institutions to defend human rights within organizations like the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR).

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Colombia’s Santos and Venezuela’s Chavez Meet in Havana, Sign Accords

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos (left) with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez (AVN)

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chavez sustained a meeting in Havana yesterday, where the two leaders signed six new commercial accords. Santos also mentioned that Chavez is likely to return to Venezuela early next week.

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Mexico’s Ambiguous (and Fleeting?) Alliances

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President Felipe Calderón wishes Hugo Chávez a full and speedy recovery from cancer surgery, pays homage to Chávez’s hero Simón Bolívar, flirts with Chávez’s Bolivarian movement, and welcomes the CIA, DEA and other U.S. intelligence agencies into Mexico. Is the president guilty of a fraudulent double discourse, or is he maintaining a skillful balancing act?

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CELAC Holds First Meeting of Triumvirate Countries, Designates Priorities

Venezuelan foreign minister, Nicolas Maduro, represented Venezuela at the meeting of triumvirate countries (AVN)

The CELAC triumvirate countries Chile, Cuba and Venezuela have decided this week that energy, science and technology, infrastructure, finance and social development will be the five key areas for building the new regional organisation, the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC). 

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