While the nature of the trade relationship between Latin America and India is similar to the Sino-Latin America relationship in its reliance on raw materials, hype over India as a potential alternative to China for the region is largely unfounded.
As corruption scandals claim the Summit of the Americas host president, Peru’s Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, the fate of the April regional pow wow remains in doubt. Regardless of whether the heads of state meet, civil society still has a lot to say and do.
Peru’s president, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, reshuffled his cabinet after the opposition-controlled Congress passed a vote of no confidence. Meanwhile, Odebrecht-related corruption scandals continue to bloom in the country.