Three Amigos summit delay a missed opportunity

Harper could have used it to pressure Mexico on human rights.

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and US President Barack Obama at last year's Three Amigos summit in Mexico.
Jim Hodgson, Tara Ward, Brittany Lambert
Published: Wednesday, 01/28/2015 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Tuesday, 02/17/2015 2:37 pm EST

Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s decision to delay the North American Leaders’ Summit does Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto a huge favour. Postponement of the meeting, originally set to occur in Ottawa this February, allows Peña Nieto to avoid a forum in which he could be questioned about the human rights crisis that has only grown under his administration.

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