The Case for CAFTA: Four Ambassadors Speak Out for Free Trade
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In May the United States and five Central American democracies signed the historic Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), and later this month the Dominican Republic will join the agreement. CAFTA will undoubtedly spark controversy when Congress considers it in the coming months, and its labor and environmental provisions are already an issue in the presidential campaign. Four ambassadors from the region will address those concerns by highlighting the economic, social, and political progress their countries have made in recent years and the importance of CAFTA in building on that progress.