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El Salvador: Spanish firm advocates, then breaks labour laws
The Spanish tuna-fishing and processing company Grupo Calvo has been accused of serious anti-union practices in El Salvador. The paradox is that Calvo had insisted that this Central American country approve labour laws required by the European Union for the purpose of obtaining tariff exemptions, as a condition for continuing to invest here.
Spain and Colombia sign strategic association accord
The Spanish and Colombian governments said Tuesday they had signed a strategic association accord aimed at boosting bilateral contacts and cooperation in economic, political and cultural areas.
Spain seeks agreement with CAN
The Andean Community of Nations (CAN) should come to terms first, before pursuing a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the European Union (EU), sources of the Spanish Foreign Ministry reported Thursday.