Thursday, November 9, 2006

Immigration main concern during L. American and European summit

European and Latin American leaders blasted U.S. and European policies on immigration during the 16th Iberian-American summit (image) in Montevideo, Uruguay. Mexican president Vicente Fox called plans to build a 700-mile fence along the U.S.-Mexico border “clumsy, not intelligent, and obviously political,” while Colombian president Alvaro Uribe expressed doubt over Europe’s tight immigration controls.

Image- EiTB

Links- International Herald Tribune, EiTB, Monsters & Critics, The Latin Americanist (blog)

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