|'United States beats Colombia in first year of Free Trade Agreement,' headlines Sunday's El Tiempo.|
After one year of the Free Trade Agreement with the United States imports from the US have shot up, but Colombia's non-traditional exports to the U.S. have risen little.
|Potato farmers protest the Free Trade Agreement |
recently in Bogotá.
|'Exports to the U.S. didn't grow,' |
reports El Espectador.
And how about the victims, such as potato farmers, who now have to compete with mechanized U.S. megafarms, which receive huge subsidies from Washington?
By Mike Ceaser, of Bogotá Bike Tours