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Prime Minister Stephen Harper shakes hands with Colombian President Alvaro Uribe after Canada signed a free trade agreement with Colombia in November, 2008.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper shakes hands with Colombian President Alvaro Uribe after Canada signed a free trade agreement with Colombia in November, 2008.
(ANDREW VAUGHAN/ANDREW VAUGHAN/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Conservatives reneged on agreement to study impact of free trade on human rights in Colombia

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A little report, issued quietly in the middle of June, marked the moment when the Conservatives reneged on an agreement to study how a free-trade deal in Colombia might affect human rights.