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Central American Trade Pact Faces Opposition

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Central American Trade Pact Faces Opposition

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Central American Trade Pact Faces Opposition

Central American Trade Pact Faces Opposition

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The Bush administration seeks Congress' approval of the free trade agreement it has negotiated with Central American nations. But as the Senate began hearings yesterday, lawmakers signaled that record U.S. trade deficits could make the agreement, known as CAFTA, a tough sell.

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