Latin American and the Caribbean Economic System

EENI- School of International Business

Subject: The Latin American and the Caribbean Economic System (SELA). Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the Latin American and the Caribbean Economic System (SELA)
  2. Cooperation and Integration in Latin America
  3. The Latin American Council
  4. The Digital Information and Knowledge Centre

The purposes of the subject “The Latin American and the Caribbean Economic System (SELA)” are the following:

  1. To understand the goals of the Latin American and the Caribbean Economic System (SELA)
  2. To explore the cooperation and integration among the SELA member countries
The subject “The Latin American and the Caribbean Economic System (SELA)” is studied...
  1. Doctorate in Business in America
  2. Masters (e-learning): International Business, America, Pacific, BRICS Countries, Emerging Markets, and Global Relations
  3. Diploma: Latin American Integration

Languages of study English or Spanish Sistema Economico Latinoamericano Portuguese SELA French SELA

Credits of the subject “The Latin American and the Caribbean Economic System”: 0.3 ECTS Credits

Sample of the subject - The Latin American and the Caribbean Economic System (SELA):
Latin American and the Caribbean Economic System (SELA)

Description of the Subject: SELA (Latin American and the Caribbean Economic System)

In 1975 was created (Panama Convention) the Latin American and the Caribbean Economic System (SELA) as a regional bloc formed by Argentina, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, the Dominican Republic, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, and Venezuela (America).

  1. The Latin American and the Caribbean Economic System (SELA) headquarters are in Caracas (Venezuela)
  2. The Latin American Council is the principal decision-making body of the Latin American and the Caribbean Economic System

The main objectives of the Latin American and the Caribbean Economic System are to:

  1. Provide to the Latin American and the Caribbean region with a system of consultation for the adoption of common positions and strategies on economic topics (international trade, foreign direct investment)
  2. Promote cooperation and integration among the economies in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Latin American and the Caribbean Economic System (SELA) belongs to the Latin American Economic Area of the Western Christian Civilisation.



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