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Lighthizer says a slew of Latin American free trade deals must be 'modernized' after NAFTA

October 3, 2017 at 6:03 AM
MIAMI – Once the “NAFTA problem” is solved, the U.S. can shift its attention to updating free trade agreements with countries in the Latin American region if certain conditions are addressed, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Monday. Pointing to U.S. agreements with Peru, Colombia, Panama and Chile, as well as the Central America Free Trade Agreement, Lighthizer – in Florida for Gov. Rick Scott's (R) Latin American summit – said all “need to be modernized, more or less.”...

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