Hemisphere Highlights - Volume VI, Issue 4 — April 2007
April 30, 2007
More bumps in the Chile-Venezuela relationship. The “war on drugs” in Bolivia and Colombia proves difficult to measure in terms of success or failure. Mexican president aims to revitalize Plan Puebla-Panamá. Canada-U.S. negotiations on preclearance pilot projects break down. Uruguay-Argentina meeting on pulp mill dispute proves to be inconclusive. Iranian foreign minister visits Venezuela and Nicaragua. Ecuador’s political crisis shows no signs of resolution. Colombian policymakers struggle to keep their economy competitive. The push for chavista unity in Venezuela continues. Unexpected political consequences in Argentina are triggered by teacher pay raise.