Andean Region

Bush signs free trade deal with Peru into law: An alternative analysis and perspective

Peru will loom slightly larger than usual in the headlines in U.S. newspapers this weekend after President George W. Bush signed into law a free trade agreement between the two nations. The bill passed following a contentious feud in Congress that ended only after Republicans agreed to Democratic demands to […]

by · December 15, 2007 · Comments are Disabled · Andean Region, Business, Environment, Law & Justice, Mining, Natural Disasters, Politics

Peru president lauds U.S. House approval of FTA

Peruvian President Alan García is celebrating after the United States House of Representatives approved a free trade agreement with Peru today. “Peru will have open access to the largest economy in the world. The United States, economically, is 150 times larger than Peru,” García told reporters. The 285-132 vote in […]

by · November 8, 2007 · Comments are Disabled · Andean Region, Business, Environment, Mining

Peruvian lawmakers scrutinize possible Venezuelan hand in ALBA cultural center

Cuban Ambassador Luis Delfín Pérez will appear before a Peruvian congressional subcommittee to answer questions about the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA) on November 13. Delfín Pérez will be followed by ambassadors from Nicaragua on November 20, Bolivia on November 27, and Venezuela on December 4. ALBA’s activities have […]

by · November 6, 2007 · Comments are Disabled · Andean Region