No Consensus on South American Free-Trade Zone Leaders from across the Americas end their summit in Mar del Plata, Argentina, late Saturday without reaching a consensus on the free-trade accord President Bush was seeking. Some summit leaders endorsed the idea of beginning talks on a hemisphere-wide free-trade zone; others said conditions aren't ripe.
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No Consensus on South American Free-Trade Zone

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No Consensus on South American Free-Trade Zone

No Consensus on South American Free-Trade Zone

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Leaders from across the Americas end their summit in Mar del Plata, Argentina, late Saturday without reaching a consensus on the free-trade accord President Bush was seeking. Some summit leaders endorsed the idea of beginning talks on a hemisphere-wide free-trade zone; others said conditions aren't ripe.