The Bolivarian Alliance for Our Americas, ALBA, was born 10 years ago as an alternative to neoliberal free trade agreements. Alternative Titles: ALBA, Alianza Bolivariana para los Pueblos de Nuestra América, Alternativa Bolivariana para las Américas, Bolivarian Alliance for the. In the bewildering array of Latin American and Caribbean trade alliances, the left- of-centre Alba group is probably the one that attracts the least attention outside.

Author: Dijar Shakazragore
Country: Iraq
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Politics
Published (Last): 4 February 2006
Pages: 161
PDF File Size: 12.38 Mb
ePub File Size: 17.7 Mb
ISBN: 493-5-17838-161-5
Downloads: 3214
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Malajas

Mahatma Gandhi, Indian lawyer, politician, social activist, and writer who became the leader of the nationalist…. About archives Negotiations Key issues Texts of agreements Links contact. The agreement also made it possible for Venezuelans to travel to Cuba for specialized medical care, free of charge.

10 Achievements of the ALBA Alliance in 10 Years

Notify me of new comments via email. These dual fronts through the council and the assembly which social movements are acting on highlight the complex relationship between the social and political. That is currently of benefit. In its own publications the ALBA positions itself as anti-imperialist, anti-neoliberal, and sometimes even anti-capitalist; in contrast to that which it opposes the ALBA professes to be building an alternative based on the principles of solidarity, co-operation and complementarity.


In JuneEcuador became a full member. A far-reaching process of restructuring that did not come without difficulties. The TCP aims to promote trade in the region along principles of solidarity, cooperation and complementarity.


Structural economic imbalances are treated differently from in the EU. Founding summit of ALBA. And David Bacon, in his article on the role of Spanish Civil war vets in organizing California farm workers, reminds us that the struggle against racism and in support of human rights cannot be separated from the pursuit of social justice.

Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Retrieved 28 June Thank You for Your Contribution! You may find it helpful to search within the site to see how similar or related subjects are covered.

This section does not cite any sources.

Member states of the ALBA – Bolivarian Alliance for America

There are administrative supranational bodies only. To expect an immediate transition from a thoroughly entrenched economic model based on the export of raw materials to one which is ecologically sustainable would be to ignore the context in the ALBA exists.

These shipments included tents, non-perishable food items, water, clothes and medical albz. They are subject to grand-national planning and, in some cases, have grand-national enterprises GNEs assigned to them. However, a significant issue still remains unresolved.


Our editors will review what you’ve submitted, and if it meets our criteria, we’ll add it to the article. Member states of ALBA.

Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America

Cabinet Constitution Presidential election of Presidential election of Presidential election of United Socialist Party of Venezuela Constitutional referendum of Constitutional referendum of Trade based on solidarity rather than the market. Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America.

Email required Address never made public. Twitter Facebook Google Print Email.

It is a direct effort to defeat the bilateral free trade agreements that the US government has been pushing in Latin America. Their protest underscored that fighting misogyny, xenophobia, and exploitation requires broad alliances. Internet URLs are the best. It is by no means a comprehensive analysis, and it certainly remains a particular allances of the author. Hundreds, if not thousands, were killed by the police and military. For years, that has allowed the private sector to voice its political dissatisfaction through economic blackmail.