RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The United States formalized a request for joining the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP), as an associate member. The information was given to the UN News in New York by the executive secretary of the Lusophone group, the Portuguese Ambassador Francisco Ribeiro Telles.
According to him, the U.S. State Department says that the request aims to bring the US closer to the Lusophone dispersal in America, which includes mainly Brazilians . . .