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Central American Free Trade Agreement

Rejecting Obama's Deportation and Drug War Surge on Central American Kids

Leisy J. Abrego | Posted 09.08.2014 | Latino Voices
Leisy J. Abrego

This moral crisis demands our outrage. Alarmingly, the Obama administration misleads the public, describing a planned surge in detention and deportations, including a "fast track" to deport minors in crisis, as "humane."

Weekly Diaspora: How Bad U.S.-Latin American Policy Fuels Unauthorized Immigration

The Media Consortium | Posted 06.21.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger Too often, the immigration debate in this country ignores the role U.S. foreign policy plays in fue...

Oh Well, What's a Poor Canadian Corporation to Do?

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

After allowing foreign mining, logging, and agribusiness companies to devastate its landscape for decades, the Salvadorean government has finally put its foot down.

Corporate Rewards: Controlling U.S. Trade Policy

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

The Economic Policy Institute estimates that the proposed U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement would cost America 159,000 jobs and enlarge its trade deficit by $16.7 billion in its first seven years.

Big Insurance, Pharma, Wall Street and John Boehner

Richard Trumka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Trumka

The man Wall Street wants to make speaker of the House supports raising the retirement age for Social Security. This is just one of the extreme positions John Boehner holds.

Obama Raises Costa Rican Hopes of Renegotiating CAFTA

Tony Avirgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tony Avirgan

An astounding 76.5% of Costa Ricans said that with an Obama administration in Washington it would be a positive move to renegotiate the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA).