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Venezuela as Mercosur full member faces deadline: Friday 12 August

Wednesday, August 10th 2016 - 05:24 UTC
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Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina are waiting for a report on Venezuela´s compliance with the accords agreed in 2012, which has to delivered next Friday 12 August, and could lead the group of three counties deciding the suspension of Caracas as full member of Mercosur. A week and a half later, 23 August, representatives of these countries will be meeting to address the issue. Read full article

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  • ElaineB

    It could easily be argued that Venezuela's admittance to Mercosur was not legal. I really cannot see them complying by Friday.

    Aug 10th, 2016 - 09:21 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Demantoid Garnet

    @1

    Agreed, but Friday should be interesting... if not predictable.

    From above, in pertinent part, “but has yet to incorporate 400 norms and 50 accords to be recognized as full member”.

    Wow...

    Best wishes everyone!

    D. Garnet

    Aug 10th, 2016 - 11:27 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ManRod

    Mercosur didn't have any scruples to ilegally block Parguay 2 years ago. What their problem with this joke of nation called Venezuela now?

    Aug 10th, 2016 - 02:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    Looks like VZ's time as a full member of Mercosul is reaching its end.

    @3
    Remember, 2 years ago, Argentina and Brazil were governed by left-wing idiots, who fully supported Maduro and VZ....Since then, things have changed.

    Aug 10th, 2016 - 05:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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