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Mexican Farmers demand support vs. U.S. imports

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posted on Jan, 31 2008 @ 01:30 PM
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Mexican Farmers demand support vs. U.S. imports


www.reuters.com

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Thousands of Mexican farmers, some riding tractors and herding cows, flooded the capital on Thursday to demand government protection against cheap U.S. imports.

Trade barriers under the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, were lifted in January, opening Mexico for the first time to tariff-free U.S. exports of traditional food like corn and beans.
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posted on Jan, 31 2008 @ 01:30 PM
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LMAO. So let me get this straight, our country is being overridden and bled dry by illegals who are taking money out of our economy, but the farmers want to make demands upon us of profiting off of them?

Am I reading / understanding this right?

www.reuters.com
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[edit on 31-1-2008 by DimensionalDetective]



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