Another Americas is Possible

 

 
 
A Joint Report by Labor Council for Latin American Advancement and Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch
August 2004
 
In this report, the Labor for Latin American Advancement and Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch examine the impact of NAFTA on Latino communities throughout the United States.  Implemented  in  1994,  NAFTA  is  the  most  fully  realized  version  of  the corporate  globalization  model.  It is  currently  being  used  as the  blueprint  for  other trade  and investment agreements that the Bush Administration is pushing  in  the  hemisphere,  such  as  the  Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) and an  array  of  bilateral  free  trade  agreements  with  the  Andean  countries  (Bolivia,  Colombia,  Ecuador  and  Peru) and  Panama.  While there is support for trade,  NAFTA  is  not  the model to follow and should not be copied in these agreements.