Peru Is In, Now Where's Colombia?

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Author(s) Investor's Business Daily editorial board
Source Investor's Business Daily
Date December 4, 2007
URL http://www.ibdeditorials.com/IBDArticles.aspx?id=281664179614983
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Quotes-start.png "That is why the pending trade pact with Colombia is just as critical. A U.S. ally with the second-biggest population in South America and the third-biggest economy, it straddles two oceans and has implemented the same economic reforms in preparation for free trade as Peru. Its GDP is forecast to surge 7.8% in 2007. Also like Peru, it has endured a barbaric Marxist terror war and is on the road to ending it. To pass a pact for Peru while leaving out Colombia, President Bush noted Tuesday, would insult an ally." 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.