U.S. Stands Apart from Most Latin American Nations' Consensus at Summit of the Americas
Interview with Alex Main, senior associate for international policy at the Center for Economic and Policy Research, conducted by Scott Harris
The Summit of the Americas meeting in Cartagena, Colombia on April 14 and 15, the first such gathering since 2009, concluded without an official declaration of shared principles from the more than 30 heads of state in attendance. Although a list of important issues were discussed, the eruption of a scandal alleging that members of the U.S. Secret Service were engaged in improper conduct with prostitutes overshadowed much of the news coverage of the summit.
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