Webcast Recap

The recent election of a Brazilian to head the World Trade Organization is just the latest example of Latin America’s growing voice and role in the global arena.  Countries in the region are revising their patterns of international insertion and new patterns of economic and political integration are emerging.  What is the significance of these changes for individual countries and for the region as a whole?  What visions guide foreign diplomatic and commercial relations?  How important are the relationships with other countries of the hemisphere versus other regions of the world?  How do competing leaderships play themselves out?  Do agendas converge or diverge, and over what issues?  Five distinguished experts from throughout the region joined us to explore these critical issues and dynamics in Latin America’s changing international relations.