No Free Trade For Hemisphere...Side Deal?

Posted on Sunday, February 08 at 00:40 by whelan costen
The official said the United States hopes the negotiations might give impetus to a solution among the 34 counties involved in the overall talks, which aim to a free-trade pact covering every country in the Western Hemisphere. President George W. Bush has made the pact a major goal for his administration.

The latest round of the overall talks in Puebla, Mexico, ended without agreement Friday. The official, in a conference call under rules protecting his identity, said negotiators agreed to reconvene in a few weeks after consultations with their governments.

Denied hemisphere free trade, U.S. tries side deal

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