First day of 24th Ibero-American summit kicks off in Mexico

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Leaders from Spain and Portugal began meeting with their Latin American counterparts at the 24th Ibero-American Summit in Veracruz, Mexico.

Twenty-two countries were invited to the summit, but not all of them showed. The summit comes a few months after 43 students went missing in Mexico.

CCTV America’s Franc Contreras is in Veracruz.

First day of Ibero-American Summit in Veracruz, Mexico

CCTV America's Franc Contreras reports live from Veracruz, Mexico for the latest on the first day of the 24th Ibero-American Summit.


Christopher Wilson joined CCTV America for more on key issues at the Ibero-American Summit. Wilson leads research and programming on regional economic integration and U.S.-Mexico border affairs at the Mexico Institute, which is part of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Follow Christopher Wilson on Twitter @chris_e_wilson

Christopher Wilson of the Mexico Institute on the 24th Ibero-American Summit

Christopher Wilson joined CCTV America for more on key issues at the Ibero-American Summit. Wilson leads research and programming on regional economic integration and U.S.-Mexico border affairs at the Mexico Institute, which is part of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.


Juan Carlos Hidalgo, a Latin America Policy Analyst at the CATO Institute, joined Biz Asia America for more on the economic impacts of the summit.
Follow Juan Carlos Hidalgo on Twitter @jchidalgo

Juan Carlos Hidalgo of CATO Institute on economic impact of Ibero-American summit

Juan Carlos Hidalgo, a Latin America Policy Analyst at the CATO Institute, joined Biz Asia America for more on the economic impacts of the summit.