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Opposition to CAFTA

Congressional Concern and Opposition

Statement by Rep. Solis (D-CA) opposing CAFTA signing (5/28/04)

Statement by Reps. Rangel (D-NY), Levin (D-MI) and Becerra (D-CA) on CAFTA signing (5/27/04)

Statement of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus opposing CAFTA (5/26/2005)

Rep. Levin, ranking Democrat, Ways and Means Subcommitte, on the necessity of labor standards in CAFTA (2/04)

Dear Colleague letter from Sen. Baucus (D-MT) on Procedural Shortcuts in CAFTA Consideration (2/9/04)

Reps. Waxman (D-CA), Rangel (D-NY) and Levin (D-MI) letter on access to medicines, IPR and CAFTA (12/10/03)

18 House Democrats raise concerns about CAFTA investment provisions in letter to USTR (12/5/03)

"Free Trade Delivers More Immigrants, Not Jobs," by Rep. Grijalva (D-AZ), Houston Chronicle (10/20/03)

Dear Colleague letter from Sens. Baucus (D-MT), Jeffords (D-VT), Bingaman (D-NM), and Kerry (D-MA) on labor chapter in CAFTA (5/8/03)

Dear Colleague letter from Rep. Levin (D-MI) on fact-finding trip to Central America (4/30/03)


U.S. Civil Society Opposition

Organization for Competitive Markets Resolution Against CAFTA (7/11/2005)

Federation for American Immigration Reform Statement Against CAFTA (7/5/2005)

International Planned Parenthood Federation Opposes CAFTA (6/20/05)

National Association of Counties resolution against CAFTA (6/6/05)

National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) Opposes CAFTA (2/21/05)

Stop CAFTA coalition's anti-CAFTA organizational sign-on letter (open for signers until mid-November) (10/22/04)

"Latino Group Blasts U.S. Trade Accord," Boston Globe (7/20/04)

League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Opposes CAFTA - Latino Groups Voice Unity Against Trade Agreement (7/19/04)

Public Citizen memo to state legislators, attorneys general, and other constitutional officers: Urgent Action Needed to Prevent Preemption of State Procurement Policy by Trade Agreement Terms (7/2/04)

Principles of Unity on Trade with Central America (6/29/04)

Letter from League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) to Congress opposing CAFTA (6/24/04)

Dominican Participation and Consultation on Free Trade letter to U.S. and Dominican Congressional representatives opposing CAFTA (6/22/04)

Statement by public health groups opposing CAFTA's public health and health care provisions (6/04)

Letter from Central American immigrant groups in U.S. to Congress opposing CAFTA (5/28/04)

Statement by Lori Wallach, director of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch: Despite Timing of CAFTA Signing, Bush Administration Cannot Prevent Public Scrutiny of Failed NAFTA Model (5/27/04)

Statement by Central American immigrant rights groups in U.S. opposing CAFTA (5/27/04)

Letter from environmental groups to Congress opposing CAFTA (2/18/04)

National Farmers Union opposes CAFTA (12/19/03)

AFL-CIO and Central American unions' joint declaration against CAFTA (11/02)


International Opposition

Guatemalan Bishop publicly opposes CAFTA (04/01/05)

Stop CAFTA coalition's anti-CAFTA organizational sign-on letter (open for signers until mid-November) (10/22/04)

Letter from Salvadoran legislators to U.S. Congress opposing CAFTA (10/4/04)

Letter from Honduran legislators to U.S. Congress opposing CAFTA (9/28/04)

Letter from Costa Rican legislators to U.S. Congress expressing concerns about CAFTA (5/19/04)

Why We Say No to CAFTA: Analysis of the Official Text - Bloque Popular Centroamericano, Alliance for Responsible Trade, Hemispheric Social Alliance (3/04)

Central American unions and AFL-CIO joint declaration against CAFTA (11/02)

Statement of the Sinti Techan Network in El Salvador opposing CAFTA (2/28/02)

Hot Issues

» New Annotated Text of Key CAFTA Investment Text

» Guatemalan Bishop Publicly Opposes CAFTA

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