UN Human Rights Body Gives Credence to Costa Rica's "No" Coalition

Government Advised to Assess the Impact of CAFTA-DR on the Enjoyment of Economic, Social and Cultural RightsGeneva, 26 November 2007 –Worried about the impact of CAFTA-DR on human rights? So are the guardians of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. During the recent appearance of Costa Rica before the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Committee members raised concerns about the effects of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR) on various economic, social and cultural rights in Costa Rica, including the rights to health, social security, food and water read more