The Senate decided yesterday to back trade with certain Latin American countries. While this is not an economic breakthrough, Senators agree the political aspect is huge.
"There is a growing division in Latin America today," said Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, referring to the anti-U.S. campaign of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. "We ought to help countries like Peru that are not going the direction of Venezuela."
While I can't see the benefit in on all-out boycott on Venezuela, a move in this direction seems like the right way to go.
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