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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. El Salvador's president, Tony Saca, a close U.S. ally with troops in Iraq, said the trade treaty would guarantee jobs in a region that sorely needs them. "We woke up today with the certainty of a free trade agreement...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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