Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)

What is Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)?

Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) meaning

note – successor to the Rio Group and the Latin America and Caribbean Summit on Integration and Development

 

established – created 23 February 2010; established July 2011

 

aim – to deepen the integration within Latin American and to reduce the influence of the US in the politics and economics of that part of the world

 

members – (33) Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela

 

 

reference: The World Factbook 2017. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2017. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html