The Council of the Latin American Economic System (SELA) appointed as new permanent secretary, economist Roberto Guarnieri from Venezuela.
Guarnieri replace the Mexican José Rivera, according to the decision taken at the end of the XXXVIII Regular Meeting of the Latin American Council held in Caracas this week.
The Venezuelan assumes his four years from next January.
At the end of the meeting, the SELA also agreed to support the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) to carry out its work of regional representation.
He also issued a statement demanding an end to the U.S. embargo Cuba.
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