From a bureaucratic point of view, the role of the C Level Contact List Undersecretary for Hemispheric Affairs of the Department of State, Alexander Watson, was relevant. He knew the region - he had had diplomatic assignments in Bolivia, Brazil, Chile and Peru - and spoke both Spanish and Portuguese. Given the notable asymmetry of power and by virtue of C Level Contact List the consent of a large part of Latin America and the Caribbean, Washington reached an agreement regarding the centrality of the FTAA as a key objective in the coming decade. Additionally, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Organization of American States (OAS) would come to C Level Contact List play a key role in the implementation of the various thematic commitments reached.
At the time, a prestigious figure such as Enrique Iglesias C Level Contact List presided over the IDB and the former president of Colombia, César Gaviria, C Level Contact List arrived at the OAS Secretariat with an institutional modernization agenda. But this state of suggestive coincidence between the United States and Latin America was not going to last for long. C Level Contact List Different international realities (such as the attacks of September 11, 2001 and the beginning of the «war on terrorism», the progressive rise of China, the beginning of a secular stagnation of the economies of the
West and the increase in US protectionism) and (C Level Contact List such as the growing social and economic costs of the reforms of the 1990s and the coming to power of different types of progressive governments) were generating conditions that made the C Level Contact List FTAA unfeasible in 2005. In 2022, 28 years after the first continental meeting, the United States holds the IX Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles. It is still a mystery why the government of C Level Contact List Donald Trump requested, at the VIII Summit of 2018 held in Lima and which the US president did not attend, to host the following meeting.