Sign the Colombia trade pact

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Author(s) Carlos Gutierrez, John Veroneau
Source The Washington Times
Date February 7, 2011
Quotes-start.png By opposing passage of the agreement, they perversely punish Colombia by destroying jobs in America. In fact, they punish the very American workers whose interests they aim to represent. This makes no sense. Since the 1980s, Congress has given Colombia duty-free access to our markets. Failure to pass the agreement simply denies U.S. exporters the same duty-free access to Colombia enjoyed by our competitors, thereby costing American jobs. Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Agreement should be ratified on the topic Colombia-United States Free Trade Agreement.