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President Tabaré Vázquez Delivers Address at the 2006 Montevideo Conference

Monday, July 31, 2006

A Latin American Cities Conferences event, Uruguay in the Global Economy on August 9 brought together members of government and the private sector, including President Tabaré Vásquez, to discuss the central government's agenda, institutional and economic reforms, business climate and investment opportunities, and MERCOSUR, as well as other trade agreements. ... Read More

Andean FTAs: Chief Peruvian Negotiator Assesses Trade Agreement with the U.S.

Friday, July 14, 2006

In an exclusive interview with AS/COA, Pablo de la Flor analyzed the future of the U.S.-Peru FTA and its implications for both countries and the region. De la Flor urged passage of the FTA in the U.S. Congress and noted that 60% of the Peruvian population believes that the agreement, ratified in Peru, will be beneficial to the country's interests. ... Read More

Recast Labour Law to Rescue Latin America's Youth

Thursday, June 22, 2006  |  Eric Farnsworth and Christopher Sabatini  |  Financial Times

The cry from the streets offers a real opportunity for governments to strike an innovative balance: reform laws to reduce the burden on employers to hire and fire employees while aggressively working to improve labour and social protections for all workers, including those in the informal sector. ... Read More