Is CAFTA Good For Costa Rica?

Date: July 25, 2007

Two Views on the CAFTA Referendum

The fate of the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) in Costa Rica will be decided in an unprecedented popular referendum in October. This event, co-sponsored by the Global Policy Network, Oxfam America and the Carnegie Endowment for Peace, was held at the Economic Policy Institute in Washington, DC.

Ottón Solís
Former presidential candidate, head of the Costa Rican Citizen’s Action Party, and leader of the CAFTA opposition

John Murphy
Vice President, International Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Bruce Stokes
International Economics Columnist, National Journal

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From left: Ottón Solís, John Murphy, Bruce Stokes
From left: Ottón Solís, John Murphy, Bruce Stokes