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NAFTA 20 Years On: Trade Deal Allowed Export Of Environmental Disasters

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A report due to be released Tuesday aims to offer an object lesson to President Barack Obama: Free trade deals have high costs in uninte...

Mexico in 1994 and 2014: When Modernity and Reality Clash

Rodrigo Aguilera | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics
Rodrigo Aguilera

To many it might seem as distant memory but 20 years ago in January, a group of indigenous peasants known as the Zapatista Liberation Army (EZLN) led well-versed balaclava-wearing former philosophy teacher, rose up in arms in the southern state of Chiapas.

After 20 Years, NAFTA Didn't Close Mexico Wage Gap

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 12.31.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Looking around a Mexico dotted by Starbucks, Wal-Mart and Krispy Kreme outlets, it's hard to remember the country before the Nort...

Does the U.S. Trade Rep. Secretly Love Higher Tariffs?

Lori Wallach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lori Wallach

For a guy who loves "free trade" and is supposed to represent U.S. workers and businesses, U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk seems way too comfy with tariffs being slapped on American exports.

NAFTA And The Drug Cartels: "A Deal Made In Narco Heaven" -- Exclusive Excerpt and Live Chat at 3pm EST

Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ryan Grim

The NAFTA debate was difficult enough without having to talk about the sprawling Mexican drug trade and its attendant corruption. And how NAFTA would also end up benefiting the cartels. So President Clinton ordered his people not to talk about it.

Nafta's Promise To Mexico Still Unfulfilled 15 Years After Taking Effect

nytimes.com | ELISABETH MALKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

EXICO CITY -- Mexico's former president, Carlos Salinas, used to promise that free trade and foreign investment would jump-start this country's develo...

What You Don't Know About Mexico

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Maggie Van Ostrand

It's been a while since the U.S. media has said anything about Mexico except giving the low-down on drug cartels, illegal immigration, and kidnappings. Negativity sells, but there must be another side to the story.

NAFTA Criticism Evokes Response From Canada, Mexico

New York Sun | Josh Gerstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Canada and Mexico are rebuking the top Democratic presidential candidates, senators Clinton and Obama, for vowing to renegotiate the North American Fr...