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Experts from eight countries address regional integration in Cuba
Published on June 11, 2013 Email To Friend    Print Version

HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) -- Experts from eight countries are due to address prospects of Latin American and Caribbean integration, during an international seminar that is being held in Havana, Cuba.

The forum, organized by the Havana University’s Center for Research on International Economy, will focus on regional blocs, such as the Community of Latin Americana and Caribbean States (CELAC). Participants at the event will also address current challenge for current cooperation initiatives in the region.

Speakers include representatives of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic System, the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences, the Andean Development Corporation, the Latin American Development Bank and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Institutions and universities from Germany, Belgium, Chile, Ecuador, Jamaica, Mexico and Venezuela, along with Cuban research centres are taking part at the three-day event.

The academic forum, which runs until Wednesday, will also focus on the US position towards Latin America and the Caribbean and the most recent proposals for international alliances.
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