Stand With Colombian Protests Against the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Help Drag the Damages of the FTA Onto the Front Page

Hundreds of thousands of Colombians are blocking roadways and risking rubber bullets and even live ammunition to take to the streets.

Protestors are asking the Colombian government to suspend and renegotiate the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (FTA). The terms of this “deal” raised medicine prices, destroyed small farmers and opened the Amazon to oil and gas mining corporations.

You probably haven’t heard of it though. Much of the media isn’t giving this story the coverage it deserves because Big Business gets richer from these trade pacts, while the majority suffers.

Add your name demanding the media make this front-page news:

It’s inexcusable that much of the American media is not covering the hundreds of thousands of Colombians protesting the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement. This so-called “free trade” pact has raised medicine prices, exposed the Amazon to ravage by oil, gas and mining firms and destroyed the livelihood of small farmers. This so-called “free trade” pact has forced these small-scale farmers to try and compete with major American agribusiness. Before the FTA was passed, Colombia’s own Minister of Agriculture predicted a miserable outcome for the country’s farmers.

Show your solidarity and stand with Colombians as they protest the devastating results of the U.S.-Colombia FTA.

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