AMLO’s Regional Leadership Ambitions Could Sink the Pacific Alliance

AMLO’s Regional Leadership Ambitions Could Sink the Pacific Alliance
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador gives his daily, morning press conference at the National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico, Nov. 14, 2022 (AP photo by Marco Ugarte).

Last week, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador canceled a Pacific Alliance summit scheduled to be held in Mexico this month, after Peru’s Congress prevented President Pedro Castillo from traveling abroad. The incident highlights a challenge for the group, which is floundering for a purpose and facing internal tensions.

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