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Latin American Trade

No Room for Business as Usual at the Summit of the Americas

Medea Benjamin | Posted 04.20.2015 | Politics
Medea Benjamin

While Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wooed the crowd with his plan to provide internet access to everyone in Latin America, more traditional speakers included the CEOs of Coca-Cola, Cargill, Boeing, Associated Petroleum Investors, AES Corporation, Citigroup Latin America and Walmart Latin America.

'A Regional Brotherhood' Through Trade

AP | Posted 08.30.2013 | Latino Voices

MANAGUA, Nicaragua — Heads of state of Petrocaribe nations have ended a summit in Nicaragua with agreements to promote a regional economic bloc ...

It Takes Two to Trade

Nelson W. Cunningham | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Nelson W. Cunningham

The next four years provide dramatic opportunities for trade liberalization across the Pacific and the Atlantic. Barack Obama will use those opportunities to build a durable bipartisan consensus on trade. Mitt Romney won't.

Romney's Empty Latin Trade Promises

Nelson W. Cunningham | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Nelson W. Cunningham

Mitt Romney says that he wants more trade with Latin America. How? By negotiating new trade agreements in the region. With which countries, exactly? He doesn't say, and frankly it's difficult to name a likely candidate.

Obama Calls For 'New Era Of Partnership' With Latin America

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SANTIAGO (By Matt Spetalnick and Simon Gardner) - President Barack Obama called on Monday for a "new era of partnership" with Latin America as h...