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Monsanto Profit Driven by US, Latin America Growth

posted on April 6, 2012 at 11:01 AM

NEW YORK (AP) -- Monsanto Co. said Wednesday that a strong and early U.S. seed selling season drove its fiscal second quarter net income up 19 percent. The U.S. agricultural giant raised its earnings outlook for the full year. Monsanto, which... Full Story

President Meets With Latin American Leaders

posted on March 16, 2007 at 8:03 PM

President Meets With Latin American Leaders
President Bush wrapped up a weeklong tour of five Latin American countries designed to emphasize U.S aid in the region while countering attacks that the United States has neglected its neighbors to the south. Full Story

CAFTA A Done Deal, But Trade Politics Continue

posted on August 5, 2005 at 8:08 PM

CAFTA A Done Deal, But Trade Politics Continue
The arm-twisting is over and the votes are all counted. But the repercussions from the razor-thin tally on the Central American Free Trade Agreement in the U.S. House of Representatives are far from over. Anti-CAFTA forces will swear to that. Full Story

Congress Hands Bush Victory on CAFTA

posted on July 29, 2005 at 8:07 PM

Congress Hands Bush Victory on CAFTA
In a rare visit to Capital Hill this week, President Bush personally lobbied members of the House of Representatives in support of the Central America Free Trade Agreement, or CAFTA. Full Story

CAFTA Critics Take Opposition to D.C.

posted on July 15, 2005 at 8:07 PM

CAFTA Critics Take Opposition to D.C.
CAFTA opponents from Latin America demonstrated in Washington this week, denouncing the accord as a human rights violation. Full Story

Senate Gives OK to CAFTA

posted on July 1, 2005 at 8:07 PM

Senate Gives OK to CAFTA
CAFTA advocates received positive news this week following Senate passage of the controversial trade deal. Full Story

CAFTA Continues to Get Hammered

posted on June 10, 2005 at 8:06 PM

CAFTA Continues to Get Hammered
The Central American Free Trade Agreement, commonly known as CAFTA, continued to draw fire this week during a Senate Agriculture Committee hearing. Full Story

American Sugar Alliance Blasts CAFTA

posted on June 3, 2005 at 8:06 PM

American Sugar Alliance Blasts CAFTA
The American Sugar Alliance, or ASA, this week, blasted the Central American Free Trade Agreement, commonly known as CAFTA. Full Story

CAFTA Creates Rifts in Politics, Industry

posted on May 13, 2005 at 8:05 PM

CAFTA Creates Rifts in Politics, Industry
President Bush continues to promote his support of the Central American Free Trade Agreement, or CAFTA. Full Story

Congressional Members Rally Against CAFTA

posted on April 22, 2005 at 8:04 PM

Congressional Members Rally Against CAFTA
In a show of solidarity against CAFTA a bi-partisan coalition of legislators, agricultural producer groups and non-governmental agencies held a press-conference in the shadow of the capitol to voice opposition. Full Story

CAFTA Draws Fire on Capitol Hill

posted on April 15, 2005 at 8:04 PM

The Bush administration's proposed free trade agreement with Central American nations was met with a barrage of objections from senators this week, signaling a hard road ahead. Full Story

CAFTA Closer?

posted on April 1, 2005 at 8:04 PM

CAFTA Closer?
In addition to the U.S., Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and the Dominican Republic make up the countries of the proposed Central American Free Trade Agreement. Full Story

Doha Deadline Looms Again

posted on July 9, 2004 at 8:07 PM

Doha Deadline Looms Again
The Doha Development Round of international agricultural trade talks is picking up speed, thanks to an end-of-July deadline. Full Story

CAFTA Signing Scheduled

posted on May 28, 2004 at 8:05 PM

A signing ceremony was scheduled Friday for the Central American Free Trade Agreement, but the Bush administration says Congress won't vote on the pact before the Nov 2 general election. Full Story

CAFTA Signing Date Set

posted on May 14, 2004 at 8:05 PM

U.S Trade Representative Robert Zoellick announced this wee the Central America Free Trade Agreement, or CAFTA, will be signed on May 28 at the Organization of American States office in Washington. Full Story
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