The Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) was passed in Congress by 2 votes on Wednesday, July 27th around midnight. Here’s a selection of articles on the passage of CAFTA, the trade agreement itself and how we might be able to stop similar "agreements" from being passed in the future.
Despite Broad Opposition, House Passes Free Trade Deal
by Brendan Coyne
Economic Policy Institute:NAFTA’S Cautionary Tale
Recent history suggests CAFTA could lead to further U.S. job displacement
Targeting the 15 Democratic Sellouts Who Passed CAFTA
by David Sirota
CAFTA Voting Irregularities, A Troubling Report from Democracy Now!
How CAFTA Passed by Two Votes, by Edmund L. Andrews
Channel CAFTA Energy Toward the WTO
by Kirsten Schwind
The CAFTA Fifteen: The New Heroes of the Poor?
by Steven Sherman
New Fair Trade Model Needed, by Mischa Gaus
How the West Was Lost
CAFTA and the Disassembling of America
By NIRANJAN RAMAKRISHNAN
Numerous Resources and Information on CAFTA from Americas.org