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Peru, Panama & Colombia Trade Action Alerts

Below is a sampling of Global Trade Watch action alerts, which describe ways you can take action and help fight for fair trade between the United States and Peru, Panama and Colombia. For more ideas, contact David Edeli at To subscribe to Global Trade Watch's email list (FAIRTRADE), click here.

July 2, 2007: Fast Track's Dead - Let's Put the Nails in the Coffin
Bush Launches Final NAFTA Expansion Push Before Negotiating Authority Expires - TAKE ACTION ON INDEPENDENCE DAY!

June 21, 2007: Trade Deal Benefits Citibank Over Seniors, Report Says
Sign the Petition: Keep Social Security Out of "Free Trade" Deals.

June 5, 2007: Trade Deal Still Secret: Take Action!
Democratic Leaders Get Earful, But Trade Deal Texts Still Not Public!

May 11, 2007: Urgent: Bush-Congress 'Deal' is Slippery Slope to More NAFTAs - Take Action Now! Shocking "Deal" to Facilitate Passage of Bush NAFTA Expansions —It's Up to Us to Stop It!

May 2, 2007: Announcing Our New Blog, Eyes On Trade!
Read about protest against the Colombia NAFTA expansion and Colombian President Álvaro Uribe, comment and take action.

March 28, 2007: Future of NAFTA Expansion Could Be Decided This Week: Take Action Now!
Your action today is needed to inject some "Outside the Beltway" reality into this closed-door process.

February 26, 2007: Bush Attempting to Seduce Democrats With Fake Trade "Fixes."
Your voice right now is critical to counterbalance the special interest choir!

November 9, 2006: Big Election Gains for Fair Traders; But Lame-Duck Peru/NAFTA Vote Still Looms. Despite Trade Message from Public, GOP Leaders Still Plan Lame-Duck Trade Vote!

October 2, 2006: Alert! GOP Leaders to Force a Lame Duck Vote on Peru NAFTA Expansion! Before the election is your moment of maximum leverage on your representatives! Take Action Now!

September 8, 2006: Organizational Resolutions, Letters and Statements

With the fight over the U.S.-Peru and U.S.-Colombia "free trade" agreements upon us, now is the time to work on a resolution!

September 1, 2006: Letters to the Editor: YOU can put Fair Trade in the News. Letters to the editor show your Representative that you are paying attention to their votes - and get the word out to your local community!

March 21, 2006: Sneak Attack: New "Trade" Deals Could Block Progress on Ports.
Write a letter to Congress asking for a moratorium on these so-called trade deals that limit our authority to control who owns and operates what within our country.

January 25, 2006: Stop Murder of Unionists from Becoming the Next Competitive Advantage. Tell your representatives that if they allow a NAFTA-style trade agreement with a country that lets thousands of union members be murdered, it'll cost them their jobs!

November 8, 2005: Shut the Door on the FTAA! Write a Letter to the Editor celebrating the defeat of the FTAA and urging the administration to stop all further NAFTA expansion negotiations, including AFTA.

October 20, 2005: Don't Let CAFTA Expansion Fuel the Drug War!
Contact your congressperson today, because the same folks who just shoved CAFTA NAFTA expansion through Congress are trying to sneak through something even worse.

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