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Rising Anger as Nicaragua Canal to Break Ground

posted on December 24, 2014 at 3:49 PM

Nicaraguan officials will start building access roads on state-owned land as the first step in creating a canal expected to rival that of Panama — a project supporters say will directly employ 50,000 people and dramatically boost the country's GDP. Full Story

Senate passes worker aid bill tied to trade deals

posted on September 23, 2011 at 6:39 PM

By JIM ABRAMS  WASHINGTON (AP) - Three free trade agreements that have spentyears in political limbo could finally be on a path towardcongressional action with a Senate vote Thursday to assure thatAmerican workers who lose their jobs to... Full Story

Pending Foreign Trade Agreements

posted on July 15, 2011 at 1:23 PM

Pending Foreign Trade Agreements
The Obama administration is pressing Congress to ratify three pending trade agreement with Korea, Panama and Colombia. At issue is the inclusion of a "trade adjustment assistance" provision that would provide job training to Americans who... Full Story

More Trade Agreements Set For The New Year

posted on December 29, 2006 at 8:12 PM

More Trade Agreements Set For The New Year
Beginning next week, China plans to reduce tariffs on agricultural commodities by a little more than 15 percent and industrial goods by almost 9 percent. Full Story

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