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Venezuela's Mercosur Membership Is in Peril

Aug 8, 2016 | 14:54 GMT
Personnel raise the Mercosur flag in Caracas on Aug. 5. Expelling Venezuela from the trade bloc may not be as easy as its opponents suggest.
Personnel raise the Mercosur flag in Caracas on Aug. 5. Expelling Venezuela from the trade bloc may not be as easy as its opponents suggest.
(FEDERICO PARRA/AFP/Getty Images)

According to Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay, Venezuela will be thrown out of the trade union altogether if it does not come into compliance with the organization's rules. But expelling Venezuela may not be as easy as its opponents suggest, especially since Venezuela has Uruguay's backing....

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