Guyana signs pact for associate status in MERCOSUR

Guyana yesterday signed a framework agreement to join the Southern Customs Union (MERCOSUR) as an associate member.

A release from Takuba Lodge said that Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett, Minister of Foreign Affairs together with the Foreign Ministers of Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Venezuela, signed the Framework Agreement allowing Guyana to join MERCOSUR as an Associate Member.

The signing arose from a decision taken by the Council of Ministers at the MERCOSUR Summit held in Brasilia in December 2012, to bolster the relationship between MERCOSUR and Guyana and represents further integration between this country and its …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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