Backtracking on Latin America and Trade

By July 10, 2007Trade

Rep. Dan Burton (R-IN) on Congress and the damage that reneging on U.S. trade agreement with Latin American countries will cause, “Hemispheric Opportunities.”

Yesterday the White House brought Latin America back to the forefront of the Bush administration’s agenda as it hosted the Conference on the Americas. Unfortunately, progress in the administration is being undercut by a lack of initiative in Congress. A review of the June 19th Foreign Affairs Committee hearing titled, “The United States and South America: How to Fix a Broken Relationship,” displays how many members in the House of Representatives continue to back track and embarrass our allies in the Southern Hemisphere.

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