The European Union and Latin America: The configuration of interregional and transatlantic cooperation

Violetta Tayar


This article analyses the European strategy of partnership towards Latin American and Caribbean countries during the twenty-first century. The author singles out the main stages (cycles) of the negotiation processes between the two regions and gives an assessment of the trade and economic relations and priorities existing on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. Also examined are the possible risks and consequences for Latin American and Caribbean countries in the event of profound transatlantic cooperation between the European Union (EU) and the United States.


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