The main object of this report is to draw the attention of the EU –meaning both the institutions of the organisation and the governments of its member states, their politicians, news media and public opinions– to the potential offered by Latin America and the various benefits the EU could derive from strengthening biregional relations. In order to throw more light on these issues, a range of pertinent data, analyses and observations will be offered over the course of the report that highlight the unity and diversity of Latin America, as well as many of its strengths and some of its weaknesses.

Spanish version: Informe Elcano 22. ¿Por qué importa América Latina?