The new guidelines do not impinge on the free-trade agreement or other agreements governing cultural and sports exchanges.
President Bush first submitted the Colombia free-trade deal to Congress in April 2008.
For much of the early part of the Obama administration, the free-trade agreements languished.
The free-trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia, and Panama are marginal contributors to this growth.
When Obama was struggling to negotiate a South Korean free-trade agreement, “I remember a story above the fold.”
But free-trade principles, and the tariff of 1842, had no more to do with it than they had with the affairs of the moon.
The existence at one time of this form of "free-trade" is all but forgotten.
free-trade and liberal measures have put that utterly beyond our power.
If they had free-trade they wouldn't be starving: if they were not starving they wouldn't drink.
This is in accordance with the free-trade reciprocity system; and to enable them to do it requires but little tact.