San Francisco Chronicle | 6/2/2009 12:00:00 AM
Locke: Colombia needs to solve union violence
Jun 02 -- Colombia needs to address the issue of violence against union leaders before the U.S. Congress votes on a free trade agreement with the South American nation, Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke said Wednesday.
Hundreds of union leaders have been killed in Colombia in recent years, even as guerrilla and paramilitary violence has lessened.
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