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August 14, 1993 | PATRICK LEE and JUANITA DARLING, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The agreement late Thursday on crucial side deals for the North American Free Trade Agreement offers new hope for supporters of the pact, which would create the world's largest free-trade zone. Here is a look at the significance of the side deals and where NAFTA goes from here: * Q: What is the importance of the agreements announced Friday?
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NEWS
August 14, 1993 | JUBE SHIVER Jr. and GREG MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In a breakthrough that could clear the way for ratification of the North American Free Trade Agreement this fall, the United States, Mexico and Canada on Friday announced completion of contentious side pacts designed to preserve the environment and protect worker rights.
BUSINESS
August 13, 1993 | From Times Wire Services
The United States, Mexico and Canada reached agreement Thursday night on an enforcement plan for the North American Free Trade Agreement, clearing the way for President Clinton to seek congressional approval of the pact this fall, Administration officials said. The officials declined to give details, but apparently daylong telephone negotiations between Washington, Mexico City and Ottawa resolved the impasse over U.S.
BUSINESS
July 22, 1993 | JUANITA DARLING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The "side" deals critical to passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement are close to completion, U.S. Trade Representative Mickey Kantor said Wednesday. Agreements are so close that Kantor said he plans to meet with the Mexican and Canadian commerce ministers in Washington late next week, and hinted that their discussions could finalize the talks.
NEWS
July 1, 1993 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The federal government must complete a full study of the environmental effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement, a U.S. District Court ruled Wednesday, dealing a jarring setback to White House efforts to gain quick approval of the accord. Clinton Administration officials said that they will appeal the decision quickly. If the ruling by Judge Charles R.
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