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Caracas Mayor: President Chávez must observe Mercosur protocols

El Universal

Ledezma said that it is not enough that the Venezuelan government has applied for entry into Mercosur. According the official, Venezuela must observe the …

http://english.eluniversal.com/2009/10/09/en_pol_esp_caracas-mayor:-presi_09A2873851.shtml

Latin America edition here

October 9, 2009 Posted by | Mercosur, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

Investors from Brazil, Argentina, Basque province and China flock to Uruguay

MercoPress

… and a reliable access to the South American trade area, Mercosur (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay plus associate members, Chile and Bolivia). …

http://en.mercopress.com/2009/10/08/investors-from-brazil-argentina-basque-province-and-china-flock-to-uruguay

Latin America edition here

October 8, 2009 Posted by | Mercosur, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

Uruguay Vote Poses No Risk to Economy, Garcia Says

Bloomberg

A June report prepared by Lugar’s staff recommends bypassing Mercosur’s common external tariff, which prevents members from signing individual free trade …

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601086&sid=aim.ILFXzIxc

Latin America edition here

October 7, 2009 Posted by | Mercosur, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

MARK GRATIN, THE UNITED NATIONS/AP

Frontline

… Agreement (FTA) between Mercosur (Common Market of the South) and Israel until “Israel accepts the creation of a Palestinian state on the 1967 borders”. …

http://www.frontline.in/stories/20091023262105100.htm

Latin America edition here

October 6, 2009 Posted by | Mercosur, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

UN Must Immediately Adopt and Act on Goldstone Report

Palestine Chronicle

The Mercosur-Israel Free Trade Agreement was almost ratified by Brazil this last September after the Palestinian ambassador there expressed approval, …

http://www.palestinechronicle.com/view_article_details.php?id=15468

Latin America edition here

October 5, 2009 Posted by | Free Trade Agreement, Mercosur, Uncategorized | , | Leave a comment

No More ‘Second Class’

Newsweek

So we decided to strengthen Mercosur [the South American trading bloc] and to deepen our relations with Latin America. We prioritized trade with Africa and …

http://www.newsweek.com/id/216617

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October 2, 2009 Posted by | Mercosur, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

Brazilian Senate suspends vote on Venezuela’s Mercosur incorporation

MercoPress

The Brazilian Senate Foreign Relations committee suspended on Thursday for thirty days the consideration of Venezuela’s Mercosur incorporation protocol, …

http://en.mercopress.com/2009/10/02/brazilian-senate-suspends-vote-on-venezuelas-mercosur-incorporation

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October 2, 2009 Posted by | Mercosur, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

Next round of EU/Mercosur trade association talks in May in Madrid

MercoPress

The European Union and Mercosur have suspended negotiations for an association agreement, basically on trade issues, admitted Geoffrey Barrett head of the …

http://en.mercopress.com/2009/10/01/next-round-of-eumercosur-trade-association-talks-in-may-in-madrid

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October 2, 2009 Posted by | EU, Mercosur, Uncategorized | , | Leave a comment

Paraguay waits for Brazil to ponder Venezuela’s accession to Mercosur

El Universal

Lacognata added that it has no sense to insist in the Venezuelan accession into Mercosur if the Brazilian Senate vetoes Venezuela’s membership, as consensus …

http://english.eluniversal.com/2009/10/01/en_eco_esp_paraguay-waits-for-b_01A2823731.shtml

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October 1, 2009 Posted by | Mercosur, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

Venezuela’s Mercosur incorporation criticized in Brazilian Senate

MercoPress

Venezuela adhered to Mercosur in 2006, but its incorporation approved by the legislative branches of Argentina and Uruguay is pending a similar vote from …

Venezuela’s Mercosur incorporation criticized in Brazilian Senate

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October 1, 2009 Posted by | Mercosur, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment