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Caribbean & Latin America Leaders agree to create Latam bloc
Latin American and Caribbean leaders have agreed to create a new regional bloc that excludes the US and Canada.
The announcement came at the close of a two-day summit of 32 leaders in Cancun, Mexico on Tuesday.
The new bloc "must as a priority push for regional integration ... and promote the regional agenda in global meetings," Felipe Calderon, the Mexican president, said on Tuesday.