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Education, vocational training and life skills: three ingredients of inclusive growth in Latin America

A vendor prepares her fruit stand as the Central Market opens in Guatemala City, July 15, 2005. [U.S. President George W. Bush tried to sell a controversial Central American free trade pact to reluctant fellow Republicans on Friday by calling it a sign of U.S. commitment to emerging democracies in the region. Solidly opposed by Democrats and unpopular among Republicans in states such as North Carolina where the textile industry has been hit hard by job losses, the Central American Free Trade Agreement would tear down trade barriers between the United States, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic.]

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John Hewko
General Secretary and Chief Executive Officer, Rotary International
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