The Canadian Press

2008-11-22 | Canada Colombia

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper approved a tentative free-trade deal with Colombia. It was slated to come into effect by January 2010 if all hurdles were cleared. The South American nation has a spotty human rights record, but Harper said the deal contained provisions to keep the country in check. (Harper made his remarks on November 22nd in Lima, Peru, where he was attending the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation summit.)

Date: 2008-11-22
Placeline: LIMA, Peru.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 15 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << this has important to Chapters that protect labor and human rights that in Columbia these are enforceable obligations so I think in terms of the critics I think their concerns have been answered >>