Argentine President Mauricio Macri says his first 16 months in office have been a success: "Argentina has once again opened up and is back on the world stage.”
Argentina's president plans to ban ministers from giving family members government jobs. Political scientist Claudia Zilla talks to DW about whether the move will curb corruption and what it means for the wider region.
The absences mark the first time that presidents from Venezuela and the US will not attend the OAS-sponsored summit. Nicolas Maduro's cancellation was a result of Peru's announcement that he was not welcome at the event.
As its relations with the United States and EU continue to deteriorate, Russia is looking elsewhere to expand its sphere of influence. Latin America seems to be presenting just such an opportunity.
Argentina and Mexico are important trading partners for Germany - all the more so as Chancellor Angela Merkel heads to Latin America in search of allies against US President Donald Trump's protectionist leanings.
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