The Americas Report
March 14, 2008
Highlighted Story - "The Venezuela-Ecuador alliance versus Colombia."
Main News -
- Bush Says Colombia Trade Agreement Vital to Security.
- President Cristina de Kirchner advocates agreements with Venezuela. Condoleezza Rice to avoid Argentina during South American trip.
- U.S: harassment against the media and politicization of justice in Venezuela. Shannon: it is too early to include Venezuela in list of state sponsors of terrorism.
- Peru Asks for Operation Miracle.
- Top electoral court suspends Bolivia's referendum.
- Oil price hits new record high at USD 110. Judge in Exxon-Pdvsa case to issue ruling The E.U. wants immediate release of hostages held by the FARC.
- Ecuador: Correa Offers Support to Chile in Peru Border Dispute.
- Lula to meet Chavez this month in Brazil.