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Congress approves trade agreements with Colombia, South Korea and Panama

By | 10.13.11 | 10:02 am

Congress yesterday approved three free trade agreements with Colombia, South Korea and Panama, with supporters touting U.S. job creation and opponents arguing the measures will cause American job losses and pointing out the persistent anti-union violence in Colombia.

Colombia trade agreement, beset by questions about anti-union violence, comes to the Senate

By | 10.11.11 | 12:36 pm

The U.S. Senate Committee on Finance will hold hearings today to consider bills to implement three free trade agreements, including the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement, mired in controversy since its proposal under the Bush administration.

Florida Republicans praise Obama’s action on free trade agreements

By | 10.04.11 | 11:52 am

President Obama sent new free trade agreements with Colombia, Korea and Panama to Congress on Monday, a move many Florida Republicans are praising despite reports of potential American job losses and persistent anti-labor violence in Colombia.

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