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Chile calls for a South American convergence; pledges to bring together Mercosur and Pacific Alliance

Tuesday, December 22nd 2015 - 15:29 UTC
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Chilean president Michelle Bachelet called for “a convergence among governments” of South America despite the “political and ideological differences”, and anticipated that Chile will strongly promote the rapprochement between Mercosur and the Pacific Alliance. Read full article


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  • Skip

    Mercosur can learn plenty of valuable lessons from the success of the Pacific Alliance.

    Dec 22nd, 2015 - 07:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tom

    The Pacific Alliance is the most successful spin job in recent memory. Other than integrating the stock exchanges of Mexico City, Bogota, Lima, and Santiago (and not all that well so far either) it has accomplished nothing of substance that was not already there under pre-existing trade agreements. Let's see Mexico offer visa free travel for business travelers from Colombia, Peru, and Chile and then there may be something to praise. Right now the Pacific Alliance is just a lot of hot air!

    Dec 22nd, 2015 - 08:55 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    Seems better than Mercosur, though.

    Dec 23rd, 2015 - 06:50 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton


    all these Alliances coming together, the politicians want the world to unit under one group, eventually,

    and then back to square one,
    one land,
    one people,

    anything is poss.

    Dec 23rd, 2015 - 01:38 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @2. Seems to me that the Pacific Alliance has remained true to its original objectives. Mercosur, on the other hand, is just a vehicle for attempted argie dominance and interference. Ask Paraguay!

    Dec 27th, 2015 - 12:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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