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Latest Dominican Republic – Central America Free Trade Agreement Stories

2005-07-22 13:58:32

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration has "a lot of work to do" to win approval of a controversial free-trade agreement with Central America but will succeed when the House of Representatives votes next week, U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez said on Friday.

2005-07-21 12:33:51

By Caren Bohan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush on Thursday cast the controversial trade pact with Central America as a "jobs program" that would help the United States and its neighbors better compete with Asian economies.

2005-07-15 21:49:23

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A small group of textile state lawmakers could reach a deal with the Bush administration as early as next week that would secure their vote for a free trade agreement with Central America, South Carolina Republican Rep. Bob Inglis said on Friday.

2005-07-15 13:14:23

By Patricia Wilson DALLAS, N.C. (Reuters) - President Bush tried to sell a controversial Central American free trade pact to reluctant fellow Republicans on Friday by calling it a sign of U.S. commitment to emerging democracies in the region.

2005-07-14 17:42:45

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican lawmakers unveiled legislation on Thursday aimed at addressing China trade concerns that have complicated passage of a controversial free trade agreement with Central America. The bill, for the first time, would allow U.S.

2005-07-14 12:28:53

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives will approve a trade agreement with Central America before the end of July, Republican leaders predicted on Thursday despite strong opposition from Democrats to the pact.

2005-07-14 10:52:09

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives will approve a trade agreement with Central America before the end of July, Republican leaders predicted on Thursday despite strong opposition from Democrats to the pact.

2005-07-01 02:17:53

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A free trade agreement with CentralAmerica was headed toward a bruising battle next month in theU.S. House of Representatives after winning approval onThursday in the Ways and Means committee.

2005-07-01 03:41:09

By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate voted 54-45 to approve acontroversial free trade agreement with Central America onThursday, setting the stage for a bruising final battle nextmonth in the U.S. House of Representatives .

2005-06-30 01:31:22

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A free trade agreement with CentralAmerica, fiercely opposed by U.S. sugar producers, won a voteof approval by the Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday afterthe Bush administration pledged to support more funding topromote workers' rights in the region.


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