Foreign Ministry

The yearning for a stronger integration, repeated in many previous meetings of Latin American and Caribbean leaders, again dealt with at this Summit, along with climate change and energy, food and financial crises. The meeting will bring together about thirty heads of State and Government of the 33 invited countries, according to the Foreign Ministry of Brazil, whose President and host, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, will receive to leaders in Costa do Sauipe, a spa located 76 kilometres from the city of Salvador, in the State of Bahia. The Government of Brazil defines the CALC as the first opportunity that the leaders of both regions will have to converse without guardianships and for discuss with their own agendas and perspectives. The dialogue between the heads of State and Government in the CALC is an opportunity unprecedented advance in the common agenda from a perspective, according to Brazilian Foreign Minister so far is confirmed the absence of the heads of State of Peru, Colombia, El Salvador and Costa Rica. In the framework of the meeting will be also held other three summits: MERCOSUR, Unasur and the Rio Group appointment is in Sauipe Coast, a resort located 76 kilometers from Salvador, capital of Bahia State, have been invited the leaders of Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa RicCuba, Dominica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana and Haiti.

The I Summit of Latin America and the Caribbean (CALC) was born on December 16, as a possible project for consultation between mechanisms integrators in the region, without the tutelage of extra-regional powers. The dignitaries arrive at this Spa of the northeast of Brazil, summoned by Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, with the explicit purpose of promoting coordination between Nations, with greater knowledge based on the principle of solidarity and cooperation and mutual. As narrated, the international financial crisis has hit the economies of the region by the shortage of credit in the market and the fall of the prices of the raw materials, of which are major producers.

Honduran President

Horse known by the flange that guides him. The members of the Rio Group met in Managua, Nicaragua in a special meeting to the problem of the coup de facto made in Honduras, made that they have condemned energetically. They thanked the President of Nicaragua Daniel Ortega, for their hospitality and the facilities granted to celebrate this second extraordinary summit meeting. It is known that the Rio Group had requested the immediate and unconditional reinstatement of Manuel Zelaya, in his post as Honduran President. Before the General Assembly of the UN, which held a special meeting on the crisis in this South American country, the Mexican Ambassador, Claude Heller, condemned the coup in Honduras on behalf of the group.The Rio Group also rejects the use of armed force in the arbitrary detention of the Chief Executive, who was forced out of Honduras, said Heller.manifesto the total disposition of the Group contribute to the immediate establishment of the institutional order in that country. The President Mexican and anuary Chairman of the Rio Group, Felipe Calderon, read out a statement that sums up the feelings of the integrationist set during an extraordinary meeting of leaders of the region in Managua, Nicaragua. As you review it.

CNN. CU, reiterating the content of the declarations of the Rio Group the Governor started his speech. In support of democratic institutions in Honduras of 26 and 28 June 2009. Considering that these facts are an outrage to democracy in our region every time that the peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean and the peoples they reject vigorously and strictly the use of force to resolve political differences, as well as any action that violates continuity institutional and democratic in our Nations. Convinced that it is urgent Act to reject these facts in categorical manner and seek to build democracy and legality of the Republic of Honduras, in adherence to the principles of our mechanism based on dialogue in consultation I declare: 1 – Add strong condemnation to the coup d ‘ etat occurred on the morning of June 28 in Honduras, and in particular to the violence and arbitrariness with was detained and forced to leave by the force of his country, the constitutional President Jose Manuel Zelaya Rosales.