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September 19, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
NAFTA Outreach Meeting: The Border Environment Cooperation Commission will hold a community outreach meeting at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Imperial Irrigation District auditorium in El Centro. The BECC was set up as part of the North American Free Trade Agreement to monitor the impact of the trade agreement on the environment and regional infrastructure in communities along the U.S.-Mexico border. The newly created 10-member panel consisting of five U.S.
September 10, 1993 | Anne Michaud, Times staff writer
Everybody's talking about the North American Free Trade Agreement, but is there as much activity as it seems? A recent survey by Western International Media in Newport Beach turned up only one Orange County ad agency that is planning to advertise in Mexico in the next year. Letters were mailed to 48 agencies, but only one responded, said John Vrba, senior vice president of Western's Newport Beach office.
January 12, 1994 | Times Staff Writer
In one of the first specific efforts to carry out the North American Free Trade Agreement, the Clinton Administration announced plans Tuesday for a meeting to discuss strategies for improving transportation links among the United States, Mexico and Canada. Representatives of the three nations participating in the recently ratified trade pact will be invited to the North American Transportation Summit here in March, Transportation Secretary Federico Pena said at a news conference.
September 3, 1993
Several Los Angeles County Latino leaders called Thursday for the establishment of job training and environmental programs in conjunction with the proposed North American Free Trade Agreement. Saying they could not support the treaty unless such programs were adopted as part of the trade package, Rep. Esteban E. Torres (D-La Puente) and others stressed the need for a development bank to fund environmental and improvement projects in communities affected by the labor pact.
September 19, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The U.S. economy would be destroyed by the North American Free Trade Agreement, Ross Perot told thousands of cheering demonstrators as he called for anti-NAFTA rallies across the nation. "If we get organized, it's dead on arrival," Perot said of the proposed free trade agreement between the United States, Mexico and Canada. "It will destroy our economy. It will destroy our country," he said. "And it won't help the Mexican worker."
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