Is free trade fair in Colombia?
Is free trade fair in Colombia?Farmers say they are not benefiting from their country's economic policies.
Colombian coffee farmers march during a protest in Medellin, Colombia, on 20 August 2013. (EPA/LUIS EDUARDO NORIEGA)
How fair is “free trade” in Colombia? Many farmers there say unbalanced trade agreements that favor foreign goods are ruining their livelihoods. In response to Colombia’s economic policies, thousands across the country are protesting and calling for reform.
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