April 30, 2006

Crisis in the Andes III

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The crisis in the Andes deepens as Peru pulls its ambassador from Venezuela (ES). The Peruvian government rejected the attacks, and resulting breach of sovereignty, against presidential candidate Alan Garcia and his candidacy to the presidency.

It just seems to me that the whole region is playing right in the hands of Chavez. He must be very happy of the results. The brake up of organizations like CAN will only free the way for Chavez's boliviarian project.

In that spirit, one more win for Chavez is the so called Treaty of Commers between Peoples or TCP in Spanish. Here is a list of links reporting on the events.

Cuba, Venezuela, Bolivia seal anti-US trade deal
AFP via Yahoo! News Sat, 29 Apr 2006 8:56 PM PDT
The leftist leaders of Cuba, Venezuela and Bolivia have signed a trade agreement to counter a US-led drive to forge a Pan-American free trade area.

Cuba, Bolivia, Venezuela Reject U.S. Trade
AP via Yahoo! News Sat, 29 Apr 2006 4:04 PM PDT
Bolivia's new left-leaning president signed a pact with Cuba and Venezuela on Saturday rejecting U.S.-backed free trade and promising a socialist version of regional commerce and cooperation.

Cuba, Venezuela and Bolivia cement left alliance
Reuters via Yahoo! News Sat, 29 Apr 2006 9:31 AM PDT
Leftist leaders of Cuba, Venezuela and Bolivia met in Havana on Saturday to complete an integration agreement cast as an alternative to U.S. plans for a free-trade pact with the Latin American region.

Cuba, Bolivia, Venezuela Reject U.S. Trade
ABC News Sat, 29 Apr 2006 2:40 PM PDT
Cuba, Bolivia, Venezuela Celebrate Alternative to U.S.-Led Trade Pacts

Bolivia, Cuba, Venezuela poised to sign anti-US trade pact
AFP via Yahoo! News Sat, 29 Apr 2006 1:04 AM PDT
The leaders of Bolivia, Cuba and Venezuela are poised to sign what they call "a people's" trade accord designed to counter US efforts to forge a free-trade area of the Americas spreading from Alaska to Cape Horn.

Bolivia, Cuba, Venezuela in Trade Talks
ABC News Sat, 29 Apr 2006 7:57 AM PDT
Leaders of Bolivia, Cuba, Venezuela Meet to Endorse Trade Alternative to U.S.-Backed Pact

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Some people in Venezuela call Chavez the Hugonator because he destroys everything at his path. Problem: Once the destruction phase is over there's no reconstruction afterwards. Beware, south americans.