U.S. House approves U.S.-Central America trade pact strongly backed by Bush

Gee, the house was up late …

AP via moneysense.ca

The House narrowly approved the Central American Free Trade Agreement early Thursday, a personal triumph for U.S. President George W. Bush, who campaigned aggressively for the accord he said would foster prosperity and democracy in the hemisphere.

The 217-215 vote just after midnight adds six Latin American countries to the growing lists of nations with free trade agreements with the United States

Some days Bush is a free trader. Just not about steel …

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