Toronto Star | 6/2/2009 12:00:00 AM
Canada now Colombia's top trade target
Jun 02 -- Politicians from Bogota lobby for free-trade pact, but rights activists plan effort to thwart it 'It will give a message to Colombians ... that Canada supports a government that violates human rights'
The prominent union leader was gunned down near his home southeast of Bogota on March 3, 2001, a year before Uribe was elected to his first of two terms in power. This week, the union leader's daughter stalked the halls of Parliament Hill in a bid to stop Canada from signing a free trade agreement with Uribe's government.
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