Bolivia proposes bolstering CELAC to replace OAS

Next Saturday, Mexico will host the CELAC Summit, an event to which 31 of the region's 33 member countries have confirmed their attendance.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Within the framework of the 6th Summit of Heads of State of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), to be held on Saturday, September 18, Bolivia intends to propose strengthening the regional body as an alternative to the Organization of American States (OAS).

According to Bolivia's permanent representative to the United Nations (UN) Diego Pary, Bolivian president Luis Arce will state his position on the need for an international organization, a CELAC capable of addressing common issues among member states and of dialoguing with other international organizations.

Pary said in an interview . . .

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