Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentElections · 1 decade ago

Will Obama join the ALBA Trade Bloc before or after he rewrites the Constitution?

President Evo Morales of poor but gas-rich Bolivia joined the TCP on April 29, 2006, only days before he announced his intention to nationalize Bolivia's hydrocarbon assets.[4]

Newly elected President Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua signed the agreement in January 2007;[5] Venezuela agreed to forgive Nicaragua's US$31 million debt as a result. On February 23, 2007, Ortega visited Caracas to solidify Nicaragua's participation in ALBA.[6]. However, Nicaragua is also a member of the Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA).

Rafael Correa, the president of Ecuador, signed a joint agreement with Hugo Chávez, to become a member of ALBA once he became president.[7] Ecuador officially joined in June 2009.[8]

In January 2008, the Caribbean island nation of Dominica joined ALBA.[9]

On August 25 2008, Honduran President Manuel Zelaya signed an agreement to join the ALBA, with a rally in front of the Presidential House that was attended by many of the presidents of the countries that are part of ALBA, including Chávez and Morales.[10] Congress approved ALBA on October 9, 2008.[11]

4 Answers

  • Booya
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago
    Best Answer
  • Joan J
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    I think there's a mistake regarding presidents, G.W. Bush blatantly said the constitution "Is just a piece of paper" We need to keep facts straight.

  • 1 decade ago

    I think Obama should consider very carefully before he touches the constitution.. very carefully!

  • 1 decade ago

    Why do even ask questions considering you don't seem to read the answers?

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