, May 10 (UPI) — Recently, the United States
and Colombia signed a long-awaited free trade agreement that is expected to boost job growth in both countries. Yet another recent trade deal that received scant attention is perhaps far more important to American interests.
Last November, Bolivian President Evo Morales announced he would partner with Iran to develop the country’s vast lithium reserves. Lithium is an important mineral with a variety of uses from producing rechargeable batteries to creating various medicines.