October 22, 1991 |
Mexico's negotiations to join the United States and Canada in a free-trade agreement are whetting the appetites of other Latin countries. Chile wants in, too--and soon. So does Colombia. Virtually all countries in the region, except for Communist Cuba, endorse President Bush's Enterprise for the America's Initiative, a proposal for a free-trade area that would stretch from Alaska to Tierra del Fuego. It would be an economic community to rival Europe's, and the U.S.