Generalized System of Preferences

A woman covers her nose in Savar, Bangladesh. (AP Photo)

US suspends Bangladesh trade privileges

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama announced Thursday the suspension of U.S. trade privileges for Bangladesh because of concerns over labor rights and worker safety that intensified after hundreds died there in the global garment […]


Video frame grab provided by The Guardian shows whistle blower Edward Snowden. (AP Photo)

Flowers, vegetables could affect Snowden’s fate

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — With Edward Snowden stuck in Moscow and Washington pushing hard for his return, many Ecuadoreans began realizing Tuesday that this small country’s deep economic ties with the U.S. could make it […]



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