The Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns calls for an open and transparent NAFTA renegotiation that values people and Creation over profits.
As trade representatives from the United States, Canada, and Mexico meet today to begin renegotiations of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), we call on negotiators to allow for an open, transparent and democratic process that ensures that all voices are welcome at the table and that our economic policies ultimately serve the common good.
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President Trump has agreed “not to terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) at this time” but to “to bring NAFTA up to date through renegotiation.” How the lives, livelihoods, and the environment in Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. will be affected is uncertain. The following article was published in the May-June 2017 issue of NewsNotes.