Since the early 1990s, the rising price of crude oil and other key natural resources—and the resulting drive by governments and private companies to extract those resources—has led to sharp conflicts in Latin America.
Watch a panel discussion with representatives of the Pacific Alliance countries on the prospects for the trade bloc. ... Play Video
Representatives from each of the four member countries of the Pacific Alliance share their insights on the future of the trade bloc. AS/COA hosted the panel discussion in partnership with Instituto Cervantes, covering topics ranging from eliminating trade taxes among the countries, to improving infrastructure to boost trade, to the free flow of people in the region. Panelists gave presentations and debated the challenges and opportunities the alliance faces in Latin America and internationally.