Regionalism: The Pacific Alliance

By Socorro Ramírez

Latin America is no stranger to new political and economic blocs. In the past decade, the region has experienced a deluge of presidential summits and ministerial meetings that have led to the establishment of a number of new groupings. Among these, the Alianza del Pacífico (Pacific Alliance), which is celebrating its two-year anniversary, has the greatest potential to significantly deepen economic and political integration. Its accomplishments so far are impressive, and there is plenty of room for further growth.

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