mercredi 5 janvier 2011

Has the FTA's Time Come?

By Michael Shifter

El Espectador, January 2, 2011

"... Obama is nervous about alienating his Democratic base (most importantly the powerful unions like the AFL-CIO) that are worried about free trade deals in the context of high unemployment (nearly 10 percent). On December 17th, Obama’s chief spokesman Robert Gibbs was not too encouraging. He said the White House did not plan to submit the Colombia agreement to Congress “because it doesn’t have the votes ..."

A version of this article in English is available here.

Una versión de este articulo en español está disponible aquí.