A Reaction from Colombia

By April 11, 2008Trade

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From “Hoy,” the Bogota tabloid:

Crushing
defeat of
trade pact in U.S.

Three years of bidding,
invitations and pleas
prove useless

(TLC stands for Tratado de Libre Comercio, i.e., treaty of free trade.)

Full front page here , from the Newseum, which opens today.

UPDATE (9:50 a.m.): To be fair, not all the coverage in Colombia is that despairing. Portafolio, the financial newspaper, declares in its lead story, “Despite the setback, all is not lost.”

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