The Heat: Mercosur summit

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Paraguay hosted the 64th Summit of the Heads of State of Mercosur and Associated States.

Presidents and dignitaries from South America talked about addressing regional crises, enhancing relations as well as boosting domestic and international trade. While the gathering was overshadowed by the absence of Argentine President Javier Milei, the trade bloc welcomed Bolivia as its newest member.

To discuss:

  • Bruno Binetti is a PhD Researcher at the London School of Economics and a Non-resident Fellow at the Inter-American Dialogue.
  • Lucas Koerner is a Journalist and Political Analyst for
  • Rafael Bernal is a Staff writer at The Hill.
  • Marcos Azambuja is Trustee Emeritus at the Brazilian Center for International Relations and Former Brazilian Ambassador to Argentina and France.

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