June 3, 2010

IF ONLY THE UR DIDN'T HATE BOTH TRADE AND OUR ALLIES:

Colombians Opt For Strong U.S. Ties: A free trade agreement between the countries would boost the market for U.S. exporters and relieve tensions. (Roger Noriega, 06.03.10, Forbes)

This past Sunday, Colombian voters defied predictions and opted by a wide margin for the hand-picked successor of President Alvaro Uribe, a stalwart U.S. ally. When Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits Colombia next Wednesday, she can show that we value this relationship by pledging to press for ratification of a bilateral trade agreement that has been languishing in the Congress for over three years.

Posted by Orrin Judd at June 3, 2010 2:20 PM
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