Andean Community


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Andean Community

An international trade organization consisting of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru, along with some associate and observer countries also located in Latin America. It was established in 1969; in 1992, member nations signed a free trade agreement.
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Rob Bednarek, President and CEO of SES WORLD SKIES, said: "This agreement allows us to assist the Andean Community in developing this orbital slot, and offers an additional opportunity to SES WORLD SKIES to efficiently serve Latin America and the Caribbean with state-of-the-art satellite solutions for television distribution, broadband connectivity and government services.
The training will enable member countries of the Andean Community to optimise SES-10 s coverage, said Gerhard Bethscheider, Managing Director at SES Techcom Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES which is in charge of the training.
The decision to call off the talks with the Andean Community has angered the head of the International Trade Committee of the European Parliament, Helmuth Markov (GUE, Germany), who accused the Commission of being responsible for the break-up of the regional bloc.
This view was not shared by some leaders on the American side, especially in the Andean Community.
It will be followed, on 17 May, by summits between the EU and Mexico, Chile, the Andean Community and Central America, among others.
Therefore, the proposal to improve population and property statistics by using administrative records in the countries of the Andean Community is not only timely, but of strategic relevance.
The EU and the Andean Community opened negotiations with a view to concluding an association agreement (AA), on 14 June in Tarija, Bolivia.
The Andean Community countries--Bolivia, Peru, Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador--closed 2000 with US$5 billion in intra-regional trade, up more than 27% from a year earlier.
org), today announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Association of Telecommunications Enterprises of the Andean Community (ASETA) (www.
The satellite will be positioned at the 67 degrees West orbital position, pursuant to an agreement between the Andean Community (Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru) and SES, which provides for use of the Andean Community s Simon Bolivar 2 satellite network.
The first round of negotiations for an Association Agreement between the EU and the Andean Community (Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru) will be held on the margins of the next Joint Committee between the two parties, in late May in La Paz.
And as Andean Community and Mercosur countries chat about better trade relations, look for quicker clearances and better intermodal connections in the area.