Central American Trade Bill No Boon for the Poor

On May 28, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Zoellick will join officials from Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua to sign the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA). While officials from Central America and the US toast the fruits of negotiations, more than 15 million Central Americans who live on less than $2 per day have nothing to celebrate.

Don't Cut the Cheese

One of the world's great sensual experiences, exulted in daily across Europe, is illegal in the United States. That bite you may be about to take into an unctuous and intense young French raw milk cheese oozing off the edges of a chewy chunk of bread is against the law. No raw milk cheese aged for less than sixty days may be imported into this