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Colombia Uprising: Is This What “Free Trade” Looks Like?

Colombia Uprising: Is This What “Free Trade” Looks Like?

Colombia Uprising: Is This What “Free Trade” Looks Like? Colombian farmers are dumping tons of oranges onto highways. Roadways have been blocked throughout the country. Hundreds of thousands of Colombian protestors are risking rubber bullets and even live ammunition to take to the streets. Is this what “free trade” looks like? Unfair trade is one […]

THE U.S.-COLOMBIA TRADE AGREEMENT: ONE YEAR LATER

THE U.S.-COLOMBIA TRADE AGREEMENT: ONE YEAR LATER

Las cifras de la oficina de comercio exterior del Gobierno de Estados Unidos desmiente las cifras del gobierno colombiano y su balance “positivo” del primer año del TLC entre los dos paises.   THE U.S.-COLOMBIA TRADE AGREEMENT: ONE YEAR LATER  May 15, 2013 signifies the one-year anniversary of the of the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion […]

Continued Violations of the Colombian Action Plan Related to Labor Rights:  Witness For Peace July 2012 Delegation Report

Continued Violations of the Colombian Action Plan Related to Labor Rights: Witness For Peace July 2012 Delegation Report

August 1, 2012 Introduction: The purpose of this report is to convey the findings and recommendations of the Witness for Peace delegation that conducted an independent investigation of labor rights in Colombia from July 20-30, 2012. Our ten-person delegation was comprised of two full-time Witness for Peace staff living in Colombia and eight delegates from […]