The Proposed U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement

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This report examines three labor issues and arguments related to the pending U.S.-Colombia free trade agreement (CFTA; H.R. 5724 and S. 2830): violence against trade unionists; impunity (accountability for or punishment of the perpetrators); and worker rights protections for Colombians. The congressional debate surrounding the agreement has mostly centered on the violence issues in Colombia.

Creator(s): Villarreal, M. Angeles
Location(s): Colombia
Creation Date: January 26, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Villarreal, M. Angeles

Specialist in International Trade and Finance

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: January 26, 2011
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Colombia
Description:

This report examines three labor issues and arguments related to the pending U.S.-Colombia free trade agreement (CFTA; H.R. 5724 and S. 2830): violence against trade unionists; impunity (accountability for or punishment of the perpetrators); and worker rights protections for Colombians. The congressional debate surrounding the agreement has mostly centered on the violence issues in Colombia.

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27 pages.

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