NEW publication from Hemispheric Social Alliance and focus on Global South
December 7, 2006
ALBA: VENEZUELA’S ANSWER TO FREE TRADE
By Diego Azzi and David Harris
With the overwhelming re-election of Hugo Chavez in Venezuela and the victory of Rafael Correa in Ecuador, Latin America’s anti-imperialist and anti-neoliberal forces appear to be deepening and consolidating.
In this timely new analysis, Diego Azzi and David Harris take a close look at the ALBA — the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas — one of the the most significant challenges to the dominant powers coming out of Latin America for decades and an important attempt to shape a new model of regional integration and cooperation.