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2006-04-01 17:54:03

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (Reuters) - A controversial trade pact between the United States and Central American nations took effect in Honduras and Nicaragua on Saturday as supporters said it would help bring prosperity to the poor region.

2005-12-30 12:40:00

By Sophie Walker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Friday it would miss its target date of January 1 for implementing a hard-won free trade pact with Central America, but hoped the countries involved would write it into law in the next couple of months.

2005-08-02 10:52:41

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush on Tuesday signed a free-trade agreement with Central America, one of his top legislative priorities, after a bitter fight with Congress over the direction of American trade policy.

2005-07-28 18:12:06

By Herbert Hernandez GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Central American leaders said on Thursday a trade deal passed by the U.S. House of Representatives would save tens of thousands of jobs in the impoverished region, but farmers said U.S. exports would drive them off their land.

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