What is Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC)?
Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) meaning
| note – successor to the Rio Group and the Latin America and Caribbean Summit on Integration and Development|
established – created 23 February 2010; established July 2011
aim – to deepen the integration within Latin American and to reduce the influence of the US in the politics and economics of that part of the world
members – (33) Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela
reference: The World Factbook 2017. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2017. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html