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  • Landmark US-Mexico trucking agreement resolves 15-year conflict

    07/06/2011 5:34:36 PM PDT · by Nachum · 35 replies
    cs monitor ^ | 7/6/11 | Howard LaFranchi,
    After years of wrangling, US and Mexican officials signed an agreement Wednesday that allows trucks from each nation to travel on the other country’s highways – a key provision of NAFTA. Washington The United States and Mexico on Wednesday signed an agreement aimed at resolving a cross-border trucking dispute. The longstanding disagreement had come to symbolize growing resistance, especially in the US Congress, to free-trade provisions with America’s southern neighbor. The accord, signed in Mexico City by US and Mexican transportation officials, would end a 15-year-old controversy that on the US side featured fears of unsafe Mexican trucks barreling along...
  • U.S.-Mexico trucking plan may resume

    05/23/2009 11:27:48 AM PDT · by deport · 13 replies · 549+ views ^ | May 2009 | Jill Dunn
    Trucking Headlines U.S.-Mexico trucking plan may resumeBy Jill Dunn The United States may allow Mexican trucks to do business here as early as June, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood reportedly said May 22. This spring, Congress ended the cross-border trucking program between the two countries. Mexico responded with 90 tariffs totaling $2.4 billion on U.S. products, casting a heavy burden on U.S. producers, LaHood said in a Bloomberg story. Candice Tolliver, the new communications director for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, did not immediately respond to questions. In recent weeks, the FMCSA began work with the U.S. Trade...
  • Bush to WND 'No, No, No'

    07/29/2003 3:29:59 PM PDT · by joesnuffy · 82 replies · 737+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | July 29, 2003 | WND
    AT THE WHITE HOUSE Bush to WND: 'No, no, no' President cuts off correspondent's query during scripted news conference Posted: July 29, 2003 5:40 p.m. Eastern Editor's note: Each week, WorldNetDaily White House correspondent Les Kinsolving asks the tough questions no one else will ask. And each week, WorldNetDaily brings you the transcripts of those dialogues with the president and his spokesman. If you'd like to suggest a question for the White House, submit it to WorldNetDaily's exclusive interactive forum MR. PRESIDENT! © 2003 President Bush today cut off WND's White House correspondent in mid-sentence as he began to...