Future deals will be important but they should be viewed as a means to an end rather than an end in of themselves
Posts Tagged: Peru
Daniel Hannan: Ignore the Europhile sneers. Joining the Pacific bloc marks the rebirth of Global Britain.
The CPTPP is preferable to the EU because it elevates mutual recognition over harmonisation.
There’s a case for empowering our courts to make a genocide ruling over the Uighars. But not for giving them a veto on trade deals in doing so.
Phoebe Griffith: Like Hannan, I have lived in Peru. But my take on its recent story is very different.
The legacy of the Fujimorista regime has shaped Peru to this day, and has been far more pervasive and corrosive than General Velasco’s.
Daniel Hannan: Castro. Chávez – and now Morales. That these tyrants are Corbyn’s heroes should make us very, very frightened.
His attitude ought to worry us. I mean that literally. All these men believed that the end justified the means.
He suggests that Western observers very often misread the situation in developing countries in a manner which deprives the latter of agency and opportunity.
Alastair Thompson: Corbyn – an apologist for the tyrant who rules Venezuela by fear. Let a Commons vote put him on the spot.
Let’s see if Labour stands with Venezuela’s oppressed. For what party could truly say that it supports labour, while lending support to the butchery of labourers?
I can tell you from a trade envoy’s perspective that this kind of direct access to markets around the world is critical for our businesses to thrive.