"Latin America Banks on Independence
The new Bank of the South shatters neoliberal economics
By Mark Engler
In the closing weeks of 2007, a region in revolt against the economics of corporate globalization issued its most unified declaration of independence to date.
On Dec. 9, standing before the flags of their countries, the presidents of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Paraguay and Venezuela, along with a representative from Uruguay, gathered in Buenos Aires and signed the founding charter of the Banco del Sur, or the Bank of the South." (read more....)
Tuesday, 22 January 2008
Latin America Banks on Independence
In These Times web-site has posted an article by Mark Engler about the creation of a new Bank of the South: