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Colombia's Enthusiasm for Free Trade Wanes

May 9, 2018 | 11:00 GMT
A March 2014 view of Buenaventura, Colombia's main seaport on the Pacific coast.

A view of Buenaventura, Colombia's main seaport on the Pacific coast. Colombia holds a presidential election May 27. All of the main candidates have said they oppose Colombia signing new free trade agreements.

(LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/Getty Images)

The country's presidential candidates all recognize that a dozen free trade deals over the past decade haven't produced the results many Colombians expected. But the question of how to move forward is where consensus yields to debate....

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