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Costa Rica moves forward on ratification with Jamaica on trade deal agreed with the Caribbean community

Monday, August 22, 2011

\ Jamaica and Costa Rica are attempting to press forward with the formal implementation of a seven-year-old-free trade agreement, and have held talks designed to move the process along.\ \ The agreement was signed in 2004 between Costa Rica and the Caribbean Community. Thus far, only Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and Barbados have completed ratification.\ \ However, while the treaty is not yet fully in force in Jamaica, it has been applied provisionally.\ \ Original source: Inside Costa Rica\ \ \ \