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Trans-Pacific Partnership worries Nicaragua

Monday, July 14, 2014


Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega expressed his concern over the Trans-Pacific Partnership during a meeting with Jodi Hanson Bond, vice President of the U.S. Trade Chamber.

Ortega's concern stems from the impact the agreement could have on the Central America, U.S. and Dominican Republic free trade accord, known as CAFTA-DR.

But the Trans-Pacific Partnership, whose current members are Brunei, Chile, Singapore and New Zealand, is an economic accord, not political, that aims to attract investment to the region, Bond told Ortega.

Full story (in Spanish)