Costa Rica: Protests Against Free Trade Agreement

Scott Pralinsky, describing Oscar Arias’ presidential inauguration says that “despite the numbers of people supporting Arias, several thousand protesters marched outside to demand Costa Rica not ratify the Cafta free-trade agreement.” Uri Ridelman has photos of the prosters. Professor Roberto Gallardo, in a post titled “They Don't Represent Me,” says he is uncomfortable with students who raised the flag of the University of Costa Rica at the anti-Free Trade protests and emphasizes that the university has not and cannot take a position on the agreement.

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  • Carolina, Perú

    What do you think abour Free Trade Agreements in Latin America?
    Ithink that poor people will become poorest than now and the rich people will become richest.

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