Miami, Oct 24 – Eight conservative-leaning former leaders of Spain and Latin America, including José María Aznar, Iván Duque and Mauricio Macri, will participate tomorrow, Tuesday, in a forum in Miami on the impact of the war in Ukraine on democracies. Westerners.

The VII Presidential Dialogue will have as speakers José María Aznar (Spain), Iván Duque (Colombia), Vicente Fox (Mexico), Jamil Mahuad (Ecuador), Mauricio Macri (Argentina), Luis Alberto Lacalle (Uruguay), Jorge Tuto Quiroga ( Bolivia) and Miguel Ángel Rodríguez (Costa Rica).

Organized by the Mezerhane Endowed Chair of Miami Dade College (MDC), the Democratic Initiative of Spain and the Americas (IDEA), the Atlantic Institute of Government, and Diario Las Américas, the forum will discuss the impact of the war in Ukraine, particularly in the West.

The inauguration will be carried out by the president of the MDC, Madeleine Pumariega, the editor of the newspaper Las Américas, the Venezuelan businessman Nelson J. Mezerhane, and the secretary of IDEA, the former Venezuelan minister Asdrúbal Aguiar.

The former president of Colombia Iván Duque Márquez will open the first panel, “Retail democracies between Beijing and the Summit of the Americas”, which will also include the participation of Jamil Mahuad, former president of Ecuador; Miguel Ángel Rodríguez, former president of Costa Rica, and Jorge Tuto Quiroga, former president of Bolivia.

“Growing up in freedom, the challenge of the West” is the title of the second panel, whose speaker will be the former president of the Spanish Government, José María Aznar.

They will accompany Aznar Vicente Fox, former president of Mexico; Mauricio Macri, former president of Argentina, and Luis Alberto Lacalle, former president of Uruguay.

The Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Dominican Republic, Jatzel Román, is also among the speakers invited to this forum.

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