The goal of the conference was to examine the courses of action the region’s democratic governments and intergovernmental organizations can take to address situations such as those in Nicaragua, Venezuela, and Cuba.
Jorge Gandini, President of the Chamber of Representatives of the Congress of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, opened the conference.
Gabriel C. Salvia, General Director of the Center for the Opening and Development of Latin America (CADAL), spoke next, followed by Dennis Fernández, Representative in the Mercosur Parliament; Rodrigo Goñi, Representative of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay; and Pablo Mieres, Senator of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay.
The speakers then took questions from the audience before concluding the conference.
To watch a video of the conference, click here.