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CAFTA-DR Part 2: The Central American Fight for Food Sovereignty

(continued from CAFTA-DR Part 1: Poverty and Immigration Implications) In the face of mounting pressure from transnational corporations and free trade agreements such as CAFTA-DR, Central Americans who produce, distribute, and consume food are finding it increasingly difficult to maintain just and equitable local food systems. In response, small-scale farmers around the world are calling …

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CAFTA-DR Part 1: Poverty and Immigration Implications

10 years have passed since the passage of the Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR), an expansion of NAFTA to five Central American nations (Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica and Nicaragua), and the Dominican Republic. While CAFTA was intended to spur economic growth for all parties by eliminating certain tariffs on exports between CAFTA …

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