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Wednesday, March 23, 2005

U.S., Canada, Mexico to Sign Accord

Yahoo News-AP: U.S., Canada, Mexico to Sign Accord
*Note the Second Paragraph regarding Tax on Soft Drinks

Excerpt - WACO, Texas - Canada is irritated that the United States is keeping its border closed to Canadian beef and maintaining punitive tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber. Washington isn't pleased at the Ottawa government's snub of U.S. plans for a missile defense shield.

With Mexico, relations are strained by the Bush administration's anger over a high Mexican tax on soft drinks made with high fructose corn syrup, water owed to U.S. farmers and the suspicion Mexico could do more on drug trafficking and to address fears that al-Qaida agents are slipping into the United States from the south.

Mexican officials complain about vigilante groups hunting illegal immigrants in Arizona, new U.S. walls being built along the border and the still-stalled status of a guest worker immigration liberalization proposal.

However, none of these vexing issues was on the official agenda here Wednesday when President Bush met jointly with Mexican President Vicente Fox and Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin.

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Hard Comment: The Mexican Tax on Soft Drinks made with fructose corn syrup is a little fact that I have not been aware of until reading this.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

outstanding...let them tax everything.

11:25 PM, March 23, 2005  
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