What’s at Stake as Macri Meets Today With Trump?

Latin America Advisor

On April 27, Managing Director of Cefeidas Group, Juan Cruz Díaz and political risk specialist, Megan Cook were published in the Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin America Advisor.

They responded to the following questions:

Argentine President Mauricio Macri meets today in Washington with his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump. The meeting will be the U.S. president’s second with a Latin American head of state, after Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski visited the White House in February. How have U.S.-Argentine relations fared since Macri took offi ce in late 2015, and where are they headed during Trump’s presidency? What are the most fruitful avenues for cooperation between the two countries? What sticking points remain? In which ways might the United States and Argentina work together to end the turmoil in Venezuela, a topic that Trump and Macri plan to discuss?

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