There will be no Pacific Alliance Summit in Mexico but between Wednesday and Friday the president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) will receive the leaders of Chile, Colombia and Ecuador with an agenda marked by economics —which was the focus of the canceled meeting— but which will foreseeably include other regional policy issues.
In the case of the Chilean gabriel boric and the Colombian Gustavo Petroit will be the first meeting with Lopez Obrador since they took power in March and August of this year, respectively.
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Boricjust landing in Mexico City, regretted that the summit had to be canceled due to “internal disputes” in Peru. In his meeting on Wednesday morning with Chilean and Mexican businessmen, he opted to “deepen our democracies” when so much Chili Like the rest of the countries, they are experiencing moments of distrust towards the institutions.
The Chilean recalled that “political crises lead to economic crises” and therefore stressed the importance of strengthening bilateral and regional trade ties, among other areas, in tourism.
The Chilean He arrived accompanied by the head of Foreign Affairs and the head of Economy, Commerce and Tourism, as well as businessmen and pro-government and opposition parliamentarians. Among other acts, he plans a meeting in the Senate.
In the absence of official agendas from the rest of the leaders, it is foreseeable that regional issues will be discussed, although not with the call expected by López Obrador, who had also invited Argentina and Brazil.
Among them, migration or the crisis of Venezuelasince Petro recently met with the Venezuelan Nicolás Maduro.
López Obrador will host Ecuadorian Guillermo Lasso on Thursday and Colombian Petro on Friday.
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