Ripping Down Walls Across The Americas

Tenneco Gas CEO Stephen D. Chesebro' isn't waiting for the conclusion of the "Miami Process"--the clunky term Western Hemispheric leaders chose for their effort to create the largest free-trade zone in the world by 2005. Even before President Clinton and 33 Latin American leaders ended their Dec. 9-11 summit with a free-trade framework, Chesebro' huddled in a Miami hotel room with officials from the U.S. embassy in Buenos Aires hashing out a few details of his own.

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