Peru deal gaining momentum among Democrats

Swanson, Ian
September 2007
Hill;9/27/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 112, p20
The article reports that Democrats strongly support Peru trade agreement in the U.S. Despite the opposition aired by critics, the supporters for the trade agreement with the country increases. A close door meeting was requested by the House Trade Working Group to discuss the issue. According to Representatives Charles Rangel and Sandy Levin, the Peru trade agreement is a dramatic step forward because it includes enforceable worker rights and environmental standards.


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