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“Talk of redoing NAFTA has to be shelved…”

I hesitate to write to the new U.S. administration about Latin America because I know that natural realities mean that Latin America will not be a priority for any administration despite the high-minded talk from the candidates.

I say this based on fundamental facts. First, even including Mexico—the number three trading partner of the U.S.Latin America represents only about 8 percent of world trade.

Second, U.S. citizens’ attitudes toward the region are based on caricatured stereotypes…

Tags: NAFTA, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, Peru, Rohatyn Group, U.S. President-elect
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