ALBA: Bolivarian Alternative for Latin America and the Caribbean

Teresa Arreaza The ALBA (Alternativa Bolivariana para las Américas), as its Spanish initials indicate, and is a proposed alternative to the U.S.-sponsored Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA, ALCA in its Spanish initials), differing from the latter in that it advocates a socially-oriented trade block rather than one strictly based on the logic of […]