A GM subsidiary is providing an unlikely test for the U.S.-Colombia trade deal's labor provisions.
Presidential hopefuls are dusting off tired arguments about Cuba as a national security threat.
In an election year, presidential candidates spend a great deal of time bowing before the altar of the creaky Cuban embargo.
There's only one Colombian industry that can potentially employ workers who would lose their job in the wake of a free trade deal.
A free-trade agreement that floods Colombia with cheap U.S.-produced grains could drive farmers to coca production.
Scrapping tariffs can hurt poor farmers, and a deal with Colombia might boost coca production.
By any measure, the military approach to countering a demand-driven cocaine trade has been a complete failure.