Exercise to discipline the region Phone Number List and advance his reactionary project with the accompaniment of some leaders of the area. In any case, it fell to Democratic President Joe Biden to hold the summit. Not without obstacles. To begin with, there was the problem of the pandemic that forced the date to be changed. The backdrop has been Phone Number List provided by the 18 months of Latin American policy of the Democratic government. In short, up to now management of the region has had more continuity than change, a sort of " soft Trumpism ." Almost none of his promises, for example, regarding migration and significant resources for Phone Number List Central America, have been fulfilled.
Sanctions on countries like Phone Number List Venezuela and Cuba have not been reconsidered. As has been the case for decades, the place of the Southern Command in inter-American ties seems to predominate over that of the State Department. Washington's international strategy on illicit drugs has also changed little. Now, in essence, this summit has a very different framework from the one in 1994. The international Phone Number List weakening of Washington is notorious, while the United States has its own "house in disorder"; the consolidation of the rise of China is already a fact; the aggressive resurgence of geopolitics is evident after the Russian invasion of Ukraine; the global South advocates more urgent transformations with a more audible voice than it had at the Phone Number List beginning of the 21st century; the environmental situation is very delicate; and the global agenda demands a degree of governance that no country can impose or manage individually.
Regarding Latin America, two key Phone Number List issues have become apparent. On the one hand, the high level of fragmentation, to the point that it has become unlikely to converge on vital issues for the region. This makes the region an increasingly Phone Number List less important player on the world stage. On the other hand, and beyond the governments in power in one or another country -and very especially in South America-, there are no administrations that seek to Phone Number List reduce or reverse the ties, particularly economic, with China, which implies that there is no domestic.