RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Scheduled for next week, the summit of the Southern Common Market (Mercosur), a trade bloc that includes Latin American countries and aims to cement economic and social policies common to its members and partners, will include updates in agreements and in the structure of the bloc itself.
According to Itamaraty's Bilateral and Regional Negotiations Secretary, Pedro Miguel da Costa e Silva, Brazil will be presenting at the meeting guidelines to extend freedom among the economic partners. "We will introduce an external reflection of what the Brazilian internal agenda is: increasing competitiveness, opening the economy, easing . . .