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Latin American Parliament
Parlamento Latinoamericano ("Spanish)
Parlamento Latino-americano ("Portuguese)
Latijns-Amerikaanse parlement ("Dutch)
""Logo
Parlatino flag
Type
Type
"Unicameral
History
Founded December 10, 1964 (1964-12-10)
Leadership
President of the Latin American Parliament
Elías Castillo, "PRD
Since 30 November 2012
Alternate President of the Latin American Parliament
"Fernando Cordero Cueva, "PAIS
Since 30 November 2012
General-Secretary of the Latin American Parliament
"Blanca Alcalá, "PRI
Since 30 November 2012
Alternate General-Secretary of the Latin American Parliament
Leonardo Cabezas, "PCC
Since 30 November 2012
Committees Secretary of the Latin American Parliament
"Daisy Tourné, "PSU
Since 30 November 2012
Inter-Parliamentary Relations Secretary of the Latin American Parliament
Walter Gavidia, "PSUV
Since 30 November 2012
Inter-Institutional Relations Secretary of the Latin American Parliament
Nancy Susana González, "PJ
Since 30 November 2012
Structure
Seats 276
Committees
Meeting place
Latin American Parliament building, Amador, "Panama City,  "Panama
Website
parlatino.org

The Latin American Parliament (Parlatino) is a regional, permanent organization composed by the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. It is a consultative assembly similar to the "early European Parliament.[1] Currently the institution is being considered to become the legislative organ of the "Community of Latin American and Caribbean States.[2]

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Origins, mandate, principles and purpose[edit]

The Latin American Parliament (Parlatino) was created in 1964. Its current mandate is derived from the "Treaty of Institutionalization which was ratified on 16 November 1987. Situated in "Panama City, "Panama,[3] the Parlatino has 23 member parliaments, each of which sends to it 12 nominated "plenipotentiaries. The plenipotentiaries must represent the views of their parent parliament, and take into consideration the principles of the Parliament which include the defence of democracy and the further intergeneration of Latin America. The purposes of the Parlatino are:[1]

Institutions[edit]

The main institutions of the Parlatino are:[1]

Members[edit]

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Member countries of the Latin American Parliament

As of 2013, the following countries are members of the Latin American Parliament:[4]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Evans & Silk 2009, p. 350.
  2. ^ acn 2011, Havana Hosts Meeting ....
  3. ^ Parlatino, Cómo llegar al Parlamento Latinoamericano, Parlatino  External link in |publisher= ("help)
  4. ^ Informaciones de los Países Miembros Parlatino.org (Spanish)

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