Breaking: #WikiLeaks Publishes 19 Pages of the Mega TISA Secret Trade Agreement

By: Thursday June 19, 2014 12:19 pm

Today, WikiLeaks released the secret draft text for the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) Financial Services Annex, which covers 50 countries and 68.2%1 of world trade in services. The US and the EU are the main proponents of the agreement, and the authors of most joint changes, which also covers cross-border data flow. In a significant anti-transparency manoeuvre by the parties, the draft has been classified to keep it secret not just during the negotiations but for five years after the TISA enters into force.

 

Before Colombia Trade Deal Vote, Another Colombian Labor Official Murdered

By: Thursday August 25, 2011 11:20 am

Another Colombian labor leader has been gunned down, a chilling reminder of the realities of organized labor in that country. The killing comes just weeks before the US Congress will vote on a trade agreement with Colombia.

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