Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos, center, talks to Bolivia's ...
Dec 3rd, 2011
(AP) - Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos, center, talks to Bolivia's President Evo Morales as Ecuador's President Rafael Correa, left, looks on during the group photo of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, CELAC, summit in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Dec. 2, 2011. CELAC members are gathering in a two-day, 33-nation summit welcoming countries from Brazil to Jamaica, adding one more bloc to a region with other smaller organizations like Unasur, Mercosur and the Caribbean Community. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan) -
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