Economic and political blocs, such as the Pacific Alliance, seem to be gaining importance in today’s politics, but how do they work?
Brazil's interim President Michel Temer said the Mercosur trade bloc poses an obstacle to other trade agreements and needs to be revised, but not ditched altogether.
Chile and Uruguay seem to be on a path to a bilateral free trade deal. With the former in the Pacific Alliance and the latter in the customs union Mercosur, are the two blocs converging, or is Mercosur fracturing?
The trips of Canadian and EU representatives to Latin American countries have resulted in interesting plans for Mercosur.
Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and the Foreign Affairs Minister of Uruguay Rodolfo Nin Novoa exchanged EU and Mercosur offers on access to their respective markets of goods, services and establishment and government procurement.
EU and Argentina confident a trade deal with Mercosur can be reached by the end of the year
Latin America needs greater economic integration and a merger of Mercosur and the Pacific Alliance should be the objective
La crisis que está viviendo hoy el bloque del Mercado Común del Sur (Mercosur), es representativa de la crisis más general que vive el regionalismo latinoamericano.
In a state visit to Brasilia, Argentina President Mauricio Macri said that Mercosur would focus on strengthening its relationship with Mexico, Latin America's second-largest economy after Brazil.
El presidente argentino Mauricio Macri y su homólogo brasileño Michel Temer trataron el lunes el caso de Venezuela dentro del Mercosur
Maduro warns Mercosur: “... take us out the door, we go back in through the window”
The South American economic bloc Mercosur has suspended Venezuela for failing to meet basic trade and human rights standards, officials say.
The meeting took place given Argentina's commitment, as chair of Mercosur, to boost regional dialogue with Canada, as it was agreed with Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau when he visited Argentina last November.
Mercosur and EU feel “2017 is a window of opportunity”, but can't find the path despite Brexit and Trump
Argentina is only prepared to express support for Brazil's institutions while Chile and Paraguay have balked at the idea of personalizing the issue in Rousseff and her Workers Party.
The Mercosur controversy has moved to New York, since the presidents of the four founding members are scheduled to address the UN General Assembly this week
Mercosur displayed another chapter of its internal disarray,when Venezuela convened a meeting at the Montevideo administrative offices that was only attended by full member Uruguay and aspiring member Bolivia.
Negotiations for a trade and cooperation agreement between Mercosur and the EU must continue and should not be overshadowed by political issues such as the impeachment process in Brazil
The South American trading bloc, Mercosur, has threatened to suspend Venezuela if it does not comply with a series of trade and human rights rules.
The foreign ministers of Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Brazil met yesterday (9 March) in Buenos Aires to discuss the crucial aspects of the upcoming negotiations.
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