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2006-04-29 17:25:33

By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - Leftist leaders of Cuba, Venezuela and Bolivia on Saturday signed a comprehensive integration agreement and trade accord cast as an alternative to U.S. plans for a free-trade pact with the Latin American region. Bolivian President Evo Morales signed on to a year-old political, social and economic integration agreement between Cuba and Venezuela dubbed the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas, or ALBA, after South American independence hero Simon...

2005-11-19 10:29:44

By Alistair Bell MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Branded a "lap dog" of imperialism, Mexican President Vicente Fox has earned contempt from leftist Latin American leaders for his close ties to the United States, and little in return from Washington. A plan to let more immigrants work legally in the United States -- Mexico's headline foreign policy goal -- has become bogged down in Congress after five years of lobbying from Fox. That is despite Fox taking flak from critics of the United...

2005-11-17 15:33:31

MIAMI (Reuters) - A civil rights group on Thursday sued police in Miami and south Florida for what it called unlawful arrests and use of excessive force during a regional free-trade meeting in the Southern U.S. city two years ago. About 300 people were arrested during the November 2003 Free Trade Area of the Americas summit in downtown Miami after police used rubber bullets, tear gas and pepper spray to break up largely peaceful protests by anti-globalization activists. The American...

2005-11-07 12:39:04

By Steve Holland PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - President George W. Bush said on Monday the United States and Panama were close to completing a free trade agreement as he ended a Latin American tour that fell short of his goal of reviving talks on a hemispheric-wide trade zone. Bush wrapped up his trip to Argentina, Brazil and Panama with a visit to the Miraflores lock of the Panama Canal, nearly 99 years after Theodore Roosevelt came in 1906 to see the canal construction in the first...

2005-11-07 11:19:53

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - The United States and Panama are close to completing a free trade agreement, U.S. President George W. Bush said on Monday after talks with Panamanian President Martin Torrijos. "We are in the midst of negotiating a free trade agreement with Panama," Bush said. "And I told the president this free trade agreement is important for America, as he told me it's important for Panama. And we're close to coming to an agreement, and we'll continue to work on that...

2005-11-07 11:05:26

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - The United States and Panama are close to completing a free trade agreement, U.S. President George W. Bush said on Monday after talks with Panamanian President Martin Torrijos. "We are in the midst of negotiating a free trade agreement with Panama," Bush said. "And I told the president this free trade agreement is important for America, as he told me it's important for Panama. And we're close to coming to an agreement, and we'll continue to work on that...

2005-11-07 12:37:21

By Steve Holland PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - President George W. Bush said on Monday the United States and Panama were close to completing a free trade agreement as he ended a Latin American tour that fell short of his goal of reviving talks on a hemispheric-wide trade zone. Bush wrapped up his trip to Argentina, Brazil and Panama with a visit to the Miraflores lock of the Panama Canal, nearly 99 years after Theodore Roosevelt came in 1906 to see the canal construction in the first...

2005-11-07 10:22:13

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - The United States and Panama are close to completing a free trade agreement, President George W. Bush said on Monday after talks with Panamanian President Martin Torrijos. "We are in the midst of negotiating a free trade agreement with Panama," Bush said. "And I told the president this free trade agreement is important for America, as he told me it's important for Panama. And we're close to coming to an agreement, and we'll continue to work on that agreement...


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