- By Joshua Keating
Joshua Keating was an associate editor at Foreign Policy
The secretary of state’s Latin America trip continues:
While in Montevideo, Mrs. Clinton met with President Fernando Lugo of Paraguay and President Alvaro Uribe of Colombia, congratulating him for accepting a Constitutional Court ruling that denied him the opportunity to run for a third term.
Yes, it’s definitely a good thing that Uribe isn’t ignoring the court ruling and attempting to illegally extend his term, but does it really merit a congratulations?