Posts Tagged: cafta
Warnings about the human and environmental costs of “free trade” went unheeded. Now the most vulnerable Central Americans are paying the price.
Decades of short-sighted, inhumane U.S. policies have brought a child refugee crisis to America's door.
Costa Rican lawyer Roberto Zamora sued his government for supporting the Bush administration's illegal war in Iraq—and won.
Washington should recognize that Latin America is experimenting with new political and economic models to reduce the region's traditional poverty and inequality.
What might have been a high-profile trip heralding a new U.S. partnership with Latin America based on equity and mutual interests turned out to confirm the same old top-down approach to north-south relations.
A free-trade agreement that floods Colombia with cheap U.S.-produced grains could drive farmers to coca production.
Washington is using new free trade agreements to push U.S. food--and food safety standards--down the throats of other countries.
The Costa Rican and U.S. governments use scare tactics to win a referendum on a free trade agreement.
When it comes to AIDS policy, the Global South doesn't need charity or lectures about abstinence. Generic drugs and respecting women's rights are the way to go.
Costa Rica is making headlines for a dead-heat election.