U.S. Trade Pact Is Protested in Costa Rica

U.S. Trade Pact Is Protested in Costa Rica
SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica, Sept. 30 Reuters — More than 100,000 Costa Ricans, some dressed as skeletons, protested a United States trade pact on Sunday that they said would flood their country with cheap farm goods and cause job losses.

Chanting “No to the free trade pact” and “Costa Rica is not for sale,” demonstrators filled one of San José’s main boulevards to show their opposition to the Central American Free Trade Agreement with the United States.

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