So, as we move towards Friday’s big flashy launch of Chávez’s pet Organization of American but Not North American States, I keep thinking someone, somewhere should be keeping a kind of searchable archive of crazy-ass regional integration schemes Chávez has promised that came to nothing. We can all remember the insane plan to send a natural gas pipeline from Caracas to Buenos Aires but avoiding Brazil! Of course, there are any number of others…
So, in my ignorance, I ask you, the reader: Is anybody keeping track of these systematically? And what’s your personal favorite broken regional-integration-scheme promise?
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