Free Trade Area of the Americas is looking bleaker.* The Free Trade Area of the Americas The Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) (Spanish: Área de Libre Comercio de las Américas (ALCA), French: Zone de libre-échange des Amériques (ZLÉA), Portuguese: Área de Livre Comércio das Américas is looking bleaker for George W. Bush. The November 2005 Summit of the Americas The Summit of the Americas is the name for one of a sequence of summits bringing together the countries of the Americas for discussion of a variety of issues. These encounters are organized by a number of multilateral bodies led by the Organization of American States. held in Mar del Plata Mar del Plata (mär thĕl plä`tä), city (1991 pop. 519,707), E central Argentina, on the Atlantic Ocean. It is one of the most popular seaside resorts in South America. Fishing and fish processing are also important industries. , Argentina, and attended by leaders from thirty-four nations, once again witnessed vigorous opposition to the FTAA FTAA Free Trade Area of the Americas
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Karen Ann Gajewski is a freelance editor and an editorial consultant to the Humanist.