A Mexican Worker Dies Each Day

Associated Press | By JUSTIN PRITCHARD | March 14, 2004 The jobs that lure Mexican workers to the United States are killing them in a worsening epidemic that is now claiming a victim a day, an Associated Press investigation has found. Though Mexicans often take the most hazardous jobs, they are more likely than others to be killed even when doing similarly risky work.

It""s Back To The Dark Ages On Trade

Chicago Tribune | By Amity Shlaes | February 24, 2004 It is Feb. 24 2005, and President John Kerry and his economic team--Roger Altman and Alan Blinder from the U.S. Treasury and U.S. trade representative Clyde Prestowitz--are busy converting the U.S. into a protectionist fortress. - The North American Free Trade Agreement? Rewrite it to force Mexican wages upward.

NAFTA Limitationss

The Boston Globe | January 5, 2004 THE NORTH American Free Trade Agreement celebrated its 10th anniversary on New Year's Day. NAFTA has boosted trade among the United States, Mexico, and Canada, and the agreement has not resulted in the sweeping erosion of jobs that its US opponents feared. Nor has it resolved deep-seated problems that have kept Mexico from fulfilling its potential.

NAFTA Has Been a Big Flop

Philadelphia Inquirer | By Mark Weisbrot | December 24, 2003 NAFTA, CAFTA, do we hafta? In last week's Central American Free Trade Agreement talks, NAFTA, now almost 10 years old, was being put forth as a success story by the World Bank and other international organizations.