Canada Still Wants U.S.-Style Treatment in Central American Trade Deal

A Canadian team travels to Guatemala to try to restart stalled trade agreement while Guatemala's foreign minister shows up in Ottawa.

Lee Berthiaume
Published: Wednesday, 07/19/2006 12:00 am EDT

Canadian officials were in Guatemala last week to try to restart negotiations for a free trade agreement with four Central American countries that have been stalled since 2004, a spokesman for the Department of International Trade said. At the same time Guatemala's foreign affairs minister, Jorge Briz Abularach, has come to Ottawa.

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