Central American Free Trade Agreement

Ms. Campos talked about the Dominican Republic-Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA). Topics include details of the agreement,… read more

Ms. Campos talked about the Dominican Republic-Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA). Topics include details of the agreement, the stated benefits for both the United States and Central America, the concerns of labor groups about the agreement and why states that produce sugar are opposed to CAFTA.

She also talked about potential job losses and the rights of foreign workers under CAFTA. Her organization believes CAFTA not only will endanger apparel, textile, and other types of U.S. jobs, but also will not improve jobs and wages in Central American countries. She responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail. close

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Central American Free Trade Agreement

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Jun 20, 2005

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  • Jun 20, 2005 | 8:39am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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