U.S. Democrats urge USTR to renegotiate Andean trade pacts


(LIP-wb) — I just read this article and thought it is so important that I should give it its own post …….

From today’s Washington post – link –

By Doug Palmer, Reuters
Tuesday, November 21, 2006; 7:13 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group of Democrats urged the Bush administration on Tuesday to renegotiate trade pacts with Peru and Colombia to strengthen their worker protections.

The request came in a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab one day before the United States was set to sign the trade deal with Colombia.

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– related articles –

– USA, Peru representatives agree Free-Trade pact will not be renegotiated (LIP, Nov. 17, 2006)
– USA-Peru Trade Promotion Pact up in the air (LIP, Nov. 13, 2006)