The problem arises from Uruguay to veto the candidacy of former Argentine President Nestor Kirchner (2003-2007) to lead the South American bloc. To avoid delving into this confrontation, agreed Unasur be given until next April to negotiate the mechanism for choosing the secretary general, which is currently done unanimously. Details can be found by clicking Discovery Communications or emailing the administrator. Summit definitely said things like: The Mercosur will not make its full potential as products can not move freely the position of President Lula of Brazil when he said: We want to be actors and not mere viewers in the theaters in which they decide the prospects for welfare and prosperity for our peoples, at the opening of the CALC, which brings together 33 countries of the region. For its part, the president of Cuba, Raul Castro, in his debut as a ruler in forums abroad, welcomed the decision to Latin America and the Caribbean to condemn the U.S. embargo on his country and offered modest assistance from the Caribbean island regional integration.
As I remember the Daily Carabobeno, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said that the economies and democracies in the Mercosur countries are strong enough to face the effects of global crisis. Our strength to face the global recession is not only in the strength of our economies but also in the vigor of our democracy, Lula said at the opening session, attended by several special guests, including Cuban President Raul Castro. In his speech, Lula defended the need for increasing South-South trade, insisted that the region’s countries will not allow setbacks in improving the living conditions of the population and advocated greater involvement of the Mercosur in the design of a new international financial architecture. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said that the participation of Cuban President Raul Castro at the summit of Latin America and the Caribbean is a sign of the end of U.S. hegemony in the region. The presence of Cuba is a very strong signal that the U.S. no longer commands in Latin America, Chavez told reporters on arrival in Costa de Sauipe, in northeastern Brazil, where he participated in a series of presidential meetings.
Conclusion Once again we held a summit with such high hopes, with the aim of resolving conflicts is itself a commitment of the participating countries, although some have conflicts with each other in their relations, such as Uruguay, Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina and unfortunately not achieved the desired objectives, which indicates that it takes more commitment, willingness to make way for the changes necessary for the operation of these alliances provide answers, solutions that favor its shares in favor of a continent that needs more integration. Time does not forgive, we must know how to exploit the opportunities, search openings where all stakeholders are positive towards favorable responses. Industrial Engineer-manager, lawyer.