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House to take up resolution on strengthening U.S. trade ties with Caribbean nations

July 11, 2022 at 4:47 PM
The House on Tuesday is scheduled to vote on a resolution that recognizes a need to “strengthen trade and investment between the United States and the Caribbean nations,” which it calls the “Third Border” of the United States. The non-binding resolution , introduced by Rep. Stacey Plaskett (D), delegate from the Virgin Islands, and backed by House Ways & Means trade subcommittee Chair Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), would urge the president “to prioritize and implement trade programs with the Caribbean region...

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