CAFTA passes on a narrow vote

Thursday, July 28, 2005

The House of Representatives early today passed the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), after President Bush took the unusual step of going to Capitol Hill to round up votes. Read the press coverage:

Narrow approval for trade pact: San Jose Mercury News
CAFTA wins vote in House: Chicago Tribune
House approves Central American trade pact: New York Times
Latin trade pact wins US backing: BBC
House passes CAFTA to give Bush big win: Miami Herald
Trade pact passes by 2 votes: Associated Press
US House passes Central American trade pact:Reuters
Two votes endorse US free trade agreement: The Age: Australia

posted by Ed Morrison |

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