From the article “Free Trade with Martinelli’s Panama: A Bad Deal for all”:
Washington is currently considering three free trade agreements (FTAs) that await congressional ratification. While U.S. lawmakers hesitate to approve deals with Colombia and South Korea, the proposed U.S.-Panama FTA does not seem to generate much controversy. Although the ongoing transgressions in Panama have not made big headlines in the States, the events transpiring in that country warrant very serious scrutiny.
Read the full article at the COHA website: http://www.coha.org/free-trade-with-martinelli%E2%80%99s-panama-a-bad-deal-for-all/