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Unasur, Brazil deny Pacific Agreement may affect integration

The Union of South American Nations (Unasur) and Brazil ruled out that the Pacific Agreement signed in Lima between Peru, Mexico, Colombian and Argentina, may affect the regional integration process.

Unasur Secretary-General María Mejia stated that this is a positive initiative as it shows dynamism in the region.

Presidents of Peru, Colombia, Chile and Mexico […]


Peru, Colombia, Chile and Mexico to sign Pacific Agreement on Thursday

Calla, Peru, is just outside of Lima and is the anticipated export point for Latin American goods under the Pacific Agreement. The Port of Callao has been the site of major labor violations against the dockworkers union, SUTRAMPORPC.

The governments of Peru, Colombia, Chile and Mexico will sign the Pacific Agreement on Thursday in […]