The dispute between Britain and Argentina over oil exploration in the Falkland Islands was just one of the topics on the agenda at a meeting today of Latin American leaders in Mexico.
Thirty-two leaders from the Americas agreed to create a new regional cooperation organization — the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States — would exclude the U.S. and Canada.
Many Latin American leaders have voiced their concern that America’s interests have too often dominated diplomacy in the region. The new organization’s mission will be to defend human rights in the Western hemisphere.
For more, Martin Savidge interviews Christopher Sabatini, the senior director of policy at the Council of the Americas.
Do you agree with the Latin American leaders who say the U.S. has sometimes acted badly toward Latin America?
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