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Latest Dominican Republic – Central America Free Trade Agreement Stories

2006-02-02 16:25:02

(Correcting name in next to last paragraph.) By John McPhaul SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) - Upset at a rash of corruption scandals, Costa Rican voters are likely to usher Nobel laureate and former president Oscar Arias back into power in elections on Sunday.

2006-02-02 15:23:19

By John McPhaul SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) - Upset at a rash of corruption scandals, Costa Rican voters are likely to usher Nobel laureate and former president Oscar Arias back into power in elections on Sunday.

2006-01-26 08:15:00

By Eduardo Garcia SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (Reuters) - Before going to work for the Villatex clothing factory on the outskirts of San Pedro Sula, Jose Tico earned less than $3 a day as a shift worker on Honduran banana, black bean and coffee plantations.

2006-01-25 12:53:24

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Colombia could lose current trade benefits with the United States if the two countries are unable to finish talks on a free trade agreement, U.S. industry and congressional sources said on Wednesday. The warning came as U.S.

2006-01-20 14:13:34

By John McPhaul SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) - Nobel Peace Prize winner and Costa Rica's former president Oscar Arias is widely tipped to return to power in February elections as voters turn to an untarnished icon after a slew of corruption scandals.

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.

2005-11-18 12:31:01

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Key committees in the Senate and the House of Representatives approved a U.S. free trade agreement with Bahrain on Friday, clearing the way for final congressional approval by the end of the year. The pact strengthens U.S.

2005-10-05 15:27:10

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - After two years of talks, Panama and the United States are hoping to wrap up a free trade agreement at a new set of negotiations likely later this month, the two governments said this week.

2005-08-11 15:18:04

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration will press China next week to negotiate a deal limiting the amount of clothing it can ship to the United States through the end of 2008, U.S. trade officials said on Thursday.

2005-08-11 14:43:09

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration will press China next week to negotiate a deal limiting the amount of clothing it can ship to the United States through the end of 2008, U.S. trade officials said on Thursday.


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