Latin America was not going to Phone Number List last for long. Different international realities (such as the attacks of September 11, 2001 and the beginning of the «war on terrorism», the progressive rise of China, the beginning of a secular stagnation of the economies of the West and the increase in US protectionism) and (such as the growing social and economic costs Phone Number List of the reforms of the 1990s and the coming to power of different types of progressive governments) were generating conditions that made the FTAA unfeasible in 2005. In 2022, 28 years after the first Phone Number List continental meeting, the United States holds the IX Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles. It is still a mystery why the government of Donald Trump requested.
At the VIII Summit of 2018 held in Phone Number List Lima and which the US president did not attend, to host the following meeting. The mixture of disdain, mistreatment and contempt that his administration showed towards Latin America can only lead to one guess: had he been re-elected president, this conclave would Phone Number List have been an exercise to discipline the region 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 Phone Number List 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 Central America, have Phone Number List been fulfilled. Sanctions on countries like 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 Phone Number List also changed little. Now, in essence, this summit has a very different framework from the.