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Anti-FTAA Meeting in Cuba

April 19, 2006 0

The Fifth Hemispheric Encounter against the FTAA concluded in Havana, Cuba on April 15th. Close to 400 delegates from movements around the Americas debated how to unify forces and defeat the Free Trade Area of […]

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U.S.-Peru FTA in Jeopardy

March 15, 2006 Cyril Mychalejko 0

A trade agreement between the United States and Peru could be rejected in Congress because of Peru’s weak labor record and the agreement’s lack of labor provisions. Like CAFTA (which passed by only two votes […]

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Anti-CAFTA Protests Rock El Salvador

March 1, 2006 Cyril Mychalejko 0

Thousands of trade unionists, farmers, students and workers are protesting in El Salvador against their government’s decision to commence CAFTA with the U.S. El Salvador is the only Central American country thus far to officially […]

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Mexico’s Unfair Trade With Europe

February 15, 2006 Cyril Mychalejko 0

Like NAFTA, the Mexico-European Union free trade agreement has failed to delivered promised "benefits" to Mexicans. "The Europeans frequently say that their agreement with Mexico focuses on the fields of democracy and human rights. But […]

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Bush Using Implementation of CAFTA Agreement to Expand Corporate Rights in Central America

What does tightening intellectual property laws have to do with "free" trade? That’s the question many people in Central American and the Dominican Republic are asking as the United States Trade Representative continues to insist on dramatic changes to constitutional laws in the six countries involved in the US-Central America-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (otherwise known as CAFTA).


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