They're Knocking On Nafta's Door

Five daily airline flights, catering largely to business travelers, shuttle between Caracas and Bogot. Three years ago, flights between the capitals of Venezuela and Colombia numbered just five a week. The thriving air traffic reflects the boom in trade between the two neighbors, expected to top $2.2 billion this year. That compares with a two-way total of less than $600 million in 1991, the year before a Venezuelan-Colombian free-trade pact was launched.

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