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Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA)

Discussing the Central American and Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement, President George W. Bush stands with leaders from Central America and the Dominican Republic in the Rose Garden Thursday, May 12, 2005. From left, they are: El Salvadoran President Antonio Saca, Costa Rican President Abel Pacheco, Nicaraguan President Enrique Bolanos, Honduran President Ricardo Maduro, Guatemalan President Oscar Berger and Dominican Republican President Leonel Fernandez. White House photo by Eric Draper"CAFTA brings benefits to all sides. For the newly emerging democracies of Central America, CAFTA would bring new investment that means good jobs and higher labor standards for their workers. Central American consumers would have better access to more U.S. goods at better prices. And by passing this agreement, we would signal that the world's leading trading nation was committed to a closer partnership with countries in our own backyard, countries which share our values."

--President George W. Bush
Remarks from the Rose Garden


Related Link:
--U.S. Trade Representative

CAFTA Countries:

--05/30/08  Deputy Secretary Negroponte Travel to Colombia and Central America
--01/30/08  CAFTA-DR Environment Projects
--01/30/08  CAFTA-DR Labor Projects
--01/30/08  U.S. Commits Funding For Labor and Environmental Protection for Central America-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement Countries
--09/28/06  CAFTA-DR Labor and Environment Projects
--09/28/06  U.S. Increases Support for Labor and Environmental Protection Improvements in Central America-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement Countries
--08/02/05  President Signs Central American-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR); The White House, East Room; Washington, DC
--06/23/05  Statement by the President on the Central American and Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement; President George W. Bush; Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building - room 450; Washington, DC
--06/06/05  President Discusses Trade, CAFTA at Organization of American States ; President George W. Bush; Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center; Fort Lauderdale, Florida
--05/24/05  CAFTA Is a Win-Win; Robert B. Zoellick, Deputy Secretary of State; Op-Ed; The Washington Post
--05/16/05  From Crisis to Commonwealth: CAFTA and Democracy in Our Neighborhood; Robert B. Zoellick, Deputy Secretary of State; The Heritage Foundation; Washington, DC
--05/12/05  President Discusses the Central American and Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR); President George W. Bush; Remarks from The Rose Garden, White House; Washington, DC

  
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