Velit told Andina news agency that Tillerson's trip happens at a moment in which there are some concerns about the United States' behavior on the worldwide scene.
U.S. President Donald Trump's emissary, who is promoting a military coup during his tour as a solution to the crisis in Venezuela, will visit Peru until Tuesday and will meet with President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and Foreign Minister Cayetana Aljovín.
"As Tillerson said, we should intensify all exchanges as much as possible, not just through dialogue, but also in gathering information on the activities of these groups that are using cross-border crimes to sponsor their interests", he stressed.
However, it appears that his trip may not be all smooth sailing as some of these countries aren't exactly happy with the way things stand between them and Washington.
Tillerson called trade with China "harmful", and said Russia's growing presence in Latin America is "alarming".
Venezuela sits on the world's largest oil reserves and has always been a major supplier to the U.S., though its crude-oil sales to the United States in 2017 were the lowest since 1991, according to Reuters, as it struggles under usa financial sanctions and ongoing turmoil in its oil industry.
Oil sanctions are one of the few options President Trump has to really hurt Maduro.
Monster Hunter World Update Fixes Matchmaking on Xbox One
The Xbox One's Patch 184.108.40.206 will address and allegedly resolve "all matchmaking functionality issues" in Monster Hunter World . Players will now get points and complete bounties properly, and will also now be able to use the Hunting Horn without trouble.
Trump Asked Rosenstein Whether He Was On His 'Team'
The White House later said "no changes" would be made at the Department of Justice and that Rosenstein would continue his job . Trump, when asked Friday if he was thinking about firing Rosenstein, cryptically told reporters: "You figure that one out".
However, a week ago Macri held a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin where both leaders agreed to strengthen bilateral economic and political cooperation and to strengthen the "comprehensive strategic partnership" between the two nations.
China's comments came after Tillerson on Friday on Friday about China's influence in Latin America that the region "does not need new imperial powers".
"China is a major worldwide buyer of Latin American bulk commodities, and imports more and more agricultural and high value-added products from the region", the ministry said. Russian Federation and China continue to expand their presence in Cuba and Venezuela.
In Buenos Aires, Rex Tillerson discussed with the Argentine authorities the joint struggle with worldwide criminal organizations, as well as the presence of representatives of the Lebanese Hezbollah movement in Western Hemisphere countries.
According to Los Angeles Times, in Colombia Tillerson may have to address concerns from the local officials about the United States "again defining relations through the prism of security and narcotics".
Tillerson will first visit Lima, Peru before he heads to Colombia tomorrow.
After that match, Pique's tone when talking about Espanyol infuriated rival fans and prompted an official complaint by the club. Sign up here for a free seven-day trial . "The players are the ones who best interpret what they have to do on the pitch".
This means the Redskins are getting their quarterback of the future, as Smith has also signed an extension with the team. Once that date passes, as it did for Cousins and the Redskins the last two years, players are stuck on a one-year deal.
During the tests, the SM-3 Block IIA missile launched from the test site did not strike another missile fired from the aircraft. That caused the missile to self-destruct according to a report in Defense News.
The school has about 365 students in grades 6-8 and nearly all are Hispanic and many are from low-income families. It was not immediately clear how many students were in the classroom at the time of the shooting.
Koscielny capitalised on poor defending to double the hosts' lead, heading in Shkodran Mustafi's flicked header. Having taken off one of their many defenders , Everton came out in the second half looking more lively.
A Lava Red OnePlus 5T special edition smartphone was introduced by OnePlus this morning in celebration of Valentine's Day. It's now chance for Europeans and Americans to get their hands on the Lava Red version of the OnePlus's flagship .
Mattis hinted at such action on Friday, referencing a USA missile strike on a Syrian military airfield a year ago . Unlike sarin, chlorine gas is relatively easy to produce and is not banned by the Chemical Weapons Convention.
OFFICIALS in a central Italian city have confirmed that a suspect in a drive-by shooting against foreigners has been apprehended. The shootings sparked widespread fear as police warned people to stay indoors and the mayor issued a curfew.
A warning for all of Ireland says that snow showers are likely to give accumulations of less than 3cm on Tuesday. Further heavy snowfall is forecast across Scotland, northern England and Wales through much of today (Tuesday).
All over the Arctic, scientists have seen evidence of weakened polar bears, Pagano said. Most of the time the bears tracked in the study did use the "sit and wait" technique.
Army soldiers killed in LoC shelling
Meanwhile, Army Vice Chief Sarath Chand said India will continue to give a "befitting reply" and its action will speak for itself. Indian officials say the opposing side used "small arms, automatics, mortars and missiles" to kill the Indian soldiers.
Olympics step up anti-doping measures
Meanwhile, regarding the CAS decision on Russian athletes, Bach said it is " extremely disappointing " and "surprising". He called for a review of the internal structures of CAS to resolve issues such as delayed reasoned decisions.
Fowler leads in Phoenix
Jon Rahm is quickly taking the PGA Tour by storm, and he continued his success Thursday at the Waste Management Phoenix Open . His aggressive, borderline arrogant, style will fit nicely with the shootout that's about to ensue at TPC Scottsdale.
Amtrak Train Reportedly Traveling on Wrong Track in Fatal Crash
Most passenger trains, he said, are run by a single engineer in the locomotive working a shift that could be as long as 12 hours. McMaster said it appeared the Amtrak train was on the wrong track, although an investigation would determine the precise cause.
Five Myths About the Nuclear Posture Review
In addition, a new nuclear-armed cruise missile launched from naval vessels would be developed, a process likely to take years. Nikki Haley said the NPR will allow the U.S.to remain "flexible and well-prepared for the unique threats we face today.
City held as Sterling's shocker costs Pep
But had they taken their chances earlier, it wouldn't have mattered. You can hear all that, plus plenty more , in the latest podcast . They are injured so I would like to have 18 players.
Uma Thurman Just Opened Up About Harvey Weinstein
The actress made good on that promise, over the course of two interviews in her NY apartment with Times columnist Maureen Dowd . I thought he was being super idiosyncratic, like this was your kooky, eccentric uncle", she recalled.
Three Indian troops killed in IOK avalanche
The three deceased army men were identified as Havaldar Kamlesh Kumar, Naik Balbeer and Sepoy Rajinder. Two more later succumbed while third soldier Seopy Bipin was stable, he added.