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Honduras-Korea free trade deal to take effect in October
A free trade agreement (FTA) between Honduras and Korea will take effect on Oct. 1 — the latest in gradual yet consistent developments in bilateral relations after they were established in 1962.
Honduras and South Korea FTA will soon enter into force
The Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Honduras and South Korea is about to enter into force; the National Congress of the Republic has already approved it.
S. Korea, five central American countries to discuss cooperation
The officials will likely discuss the impact that the trade agreement could have on their economic and business relations.
S. Korea tentatively signs FTA with 5 Central American countries
South Korea and a group of Central American countries have tentatively signed a free trade agreement.
Peru’s trade agreement with Honduras takes effect in 2017
The negotiations broke off in June 2011 and the two countries signer the agreement in Lima in May 2015.
Peru ratifies FTA with Honduras
Peru ratified its free trade agreement (FTA) with Honduras on July 24, 2016, according to a statement from Peru’s Ministry of Trade and Tourism (MINCETUR).
Honduras : les assassinats contre les environnementalistes se poursuivent
Sept ans après le coup d’Etat au Honduras, les assassinats et la criminalisation à l’encontre des défenseurs des droits humains, de l’environnement, des communautés indiennes ou paysannes ne fléchissent pas.
Human rights, corruption and the Canada-Honduras free trade agreement: the assassination of activist Berta Caceres
Human rights leader Berta Caceres’ assassination now serves as a global symbol of the struggle for freedom and democracy as colonized peoples world-wide languish beneath the yoke of imperialism.
US dairy industry thanks government for Honduras cheese name work
The dairy industry has thanked the US government for its extensive work aimed at securing clarifications regarding the right to use several generic cheese names in exports to Honduras.
Migrants from the South, the contemporary faces of exclusion and marginalization
Today’s migrations, as macro international displacements of hundreds of thousands of people with or without documents — in many cases in precarious conditions of transit — have been and are one of the social processes that characterize what is happening in different latitudes of the earth since in the new century, in the global context of neoliberal economic restructuring directed by transnational enterprises and the capitalist countries of the first world.
Look to Honduras for reasons the TPP will fail
The U.S. government claims the labor protections in the Trans-Pacific Partnership are “gold standard,” but we need to look no further than Honduras to see how inadequate and unenforced labor obligations endanger workers’ lives.
Honduras and CAFTA show us one of the key reasons why TPP should be opposed
What labor complaints seek is not “dispute settlement” but freedom and rights for workers. CAFTA has not yet achieved this in Honduras.
Report: US trade and migration policies feed crisis in Honduras
Failed trade and migration policies of the United States have exacerbated political problems in Honduras, leading to greater poverty and violence, says a recent report by the AFL-CIO.
Honduras, Peru agree on work plan to conclude FTA negotiations
Negotiating teams from Peru and Honduras are meeting to draw up a plan on how to finalise their FTA talks, initiated in 2010, by end 2014.
Honduras near ’failed state’ status due to free trade agreement, says labor and Latino leaders
Labor leaders say CAFTA-DR has had a negative impact on Honduran farmers and resulted in displaced workers, "total break down of public services" and "forced migration" of youth, while the US spends billions to deport "hundreds" back to the Central American country in shackles.
Will Honduras’s new trade deal with Canada spur economic growth?
Contrary to what Canadian trade chief Ed Fast says, rising levels of trade have not led to increased prosperity in Honduras.
Peru, Honduras to conclude FTA by year-end
The President of Peru, Ollanta Humala Tasso, and his Honduran counterpart, Juan Orlando Hernandez, have agreed to conclude a free trade agreement (FTA) by the end of this year.
Canada-Honduras trade agreement adopted by senate, awaits royal assent
It’s a repeat of the polarizing 2010 Canada-Colombia trade deal debate. Supporters find it obvious that expected increases in bilateral trade and investment can only improve lives in Honduras while opponents see a validation of the violent and undemocratic governance that’s prevailed in the country since a 2009 coup removed Manuel Zelaya.
Canada signs free trade deal with Honduras amid pre-electoral repression
Canada and Honduras inked a bilateral free trade agreement on November 5, amid political repression, increasing militarization, and controversial Canadian investment in the Central American nation.
Honduras accepts Canadian pork, beef, signs FTA
Honduras has granted full market access to Canada’s pork and beef as the two countries move to sign a new free trade pact.