Sen. Marco Rubio calls for increased ties with Latin America
In an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times, Senator Marco Rubio lays out the case for increasing economic and political ties with Latin America. Rubio, who has been rumored to be at the top of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s running mate list, says that a focus on the Middle East and Asia works against the strategic interests of the United States.
The Florida senator puts forth four principles for enhanced relations:
“Efforts should be focused in four key areas: building a democratic movement, enhancing trade and economic ties, cooperating on energy issues and building and strengthening security alliances,” he writes.