Archive > Other publications

Alliances and Disagreement in South America: Energy and Integration

By Laura Tedesco (10/10/2006) Other publications

In the nineties, most South American countries seemed to have achieved political and economic stability. After the foreign debt crisis and, having made sacrifices on account of neo-liberal economic adjustments during the same decade, the region currently faces a new crisis of political and economic uncertainty.

Certain changes in South American countries occur as a result of the new international situation brought about by the 2001 September 11 attacks and the rise in oil prices.

The United States government waged a war against terrorism by invading Afghanistan and Iraq. In addition, China and India’s increasing demand for energy resources in order to maintain their economic dynamism, combined with the lack of stability in Central Asia and the growing instability in the Middle East, contributed to oil price volatility.

Download the full version of this publication, available in:
Spanish (91 kB)

Latin America. Democracy. Regional powers. Argentina. Venezuela. Ecuador. Colombia. Uruguay. Democratic leadership.

In this website we use first and third-party cookies in order to improve our services.

In continuing to browse this website, we take it that you consent to our use of said cookies.
Click here for further information on our Cookies Policy.