Legislators from the Juntos por el Cambio coalition, opponents of Peronism in the nation, presented a draft declaration in the Buenos Aires Legislature against the three leaders on the occasion of their participation on January 24 in the VII Summit of the Community of States Latin American and Caribbean (Celac).
“Inviting those who violate human rights is lacking in commitment to democracy,” tweeted the first vice president of the Legislature, Emmanuel Ferrario.
In the same sense, the legislator of the La Libertad Avanza space, Ramiro Marra, presented another project in the Buenos Aires Legislature to declare the “communist dictator Nicolás Maduro [como] persona non grata”, according to what he reported on his social networks.
These presentations are added to other expressions of repudiation by various opposition leaders to the Peronist government of Alberto Fernández and Cristina Fernández.
A group of opponents led by the mayor of Buenos Aires, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, held a meeting this Friday with representatives of the Venezuelan community in the country
A group of opponents led by the mayor of Buenos Aires, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, held a meeting this Friday with representatives of the Venezuelan community in the country, in rejection of Maduro’s possible visit.
The president of the Republican Proposal party, Patricia Bullrich, who is also a member of the Together for Change coalition, on Thursday called for the “immediate” arrest of Maduro if he arrives in Argentina.
Deputies from the same formation presented a project for the Chamber of Deputies to declare Maduro “persona non grata” for “his responsibility in the human rights violations against the Venezuelan people.”
In addition, the Argentine Forum for Democracy in the Region denounced Maduro and his counterparts in Nicaragua, Ortega, and Díaz-Canel, before the Argentine Justice last Wednesday, so that they be investigated for “crimes against humanity.”
For its part, the Argentine government has not confirmed the visit of Maduro or Ortega, but it did report a bilateral meeting between Díaz-Canel and Fernández next Wednesday.
The Brazilian Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the Colombian Gustavo Petro and the Chilean Gabriel Boric are some of the presidents who have ensured their attendance
The Brazilian Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the Colombian Gustavo Petro and the Chilean Gabriel Boric are some of the presidents who have ensured their attendance so far, according to official Argentine sources, at the VII Summit of Heads of State and Government of The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac), which integrates the 33 countries of the region, will be attended by leaders of 15 countries, while the rest will be represented by their foreign ministers or other senior members of the Government.
The absences of the Mexican Andrés Manuel López Obrador stand out, who usually delegates international commitments to his chancellor, Marcelo Ebrard; the Peruvian Dina Boluarte, in the midst of the strong crisis and protests that plague her country; the Guatemalan Alejandro Giammattei and the Panamanian Laurentino Cortizo.
The Ecuadorian Guillermo Lasso is not expected either, just a few months after the friction with the Fernández government due to its decision to grant diplomatic asylum to a former minister of the leftist Rafael Correa (2007-2017).
In addition to the host and Lula da Silva –who on the eve inaugurates his first official visit abroad in this third term–, Petro and Boric, the Honduran Xiomara Castro, the Uruguayan Luis Lacalle Pou, the Bolivian Luis Arce, the Dominican Luis Abinader and the Paraguayan Mario Abdo Benítez.
Also the Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley, and that of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Ralph Gonsalves. Likewise, the United States, although it is not a member of Celac, will send a delegation headed by the president’s top adviser, Joe Biden, to the Americas, Chris Dodd.
The US president had been invited by Fernández in order to bring positions between Latin America and the United States closer after years of friction with the Donald Trump Administration. Chinese President Xi Jinping was also invited, but Beijing is only expected to participate from a distance with a video. Likewise, the European Union, the bloc with which Celac seeks to strengthen its relationship in 2023, will be a special guest with the assistance of the President of the European Council, Charles Michel.
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