The Huntsville Times, Alabama | 10/28/2008 12:00:00 AM
Colombia ambassador pushes free-trade pact
Oct 28 -- Colombia's U.S. ambassador visited Huntsville on Monday to urge support for a U.S.-Colombia free-trade agreement and to document her country's recent success in reducing violence and spurring business growth.
Carolina Barco, who spoke at a luncheon sponsored by the North Alabama International Trade Association and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, said the trade deal would open Colombian markets for U.S. goods and services, reduce tariffs, create jobs in both countries and strengthen the partnership between the two countries.
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