From Common Frontiers Canada:
The Mexican Action Network on Free Trade (RMALC acronym in Spanish) has written several papers illustrating the negative impact NAFTA has had on Mexico.
Alejandro Villamar, a member the Executive Council of the Mexican Action Network on Free Trade (RMALC acronym in Spanish) says “I don’t know anyone in their right mind who after 17 years would say that the government got it right. Today even industrialists are willing to say that the deal has been a crap-shoot with businesses going under, companies being shuttered, and jobs destroyed”.
It is shameful that we now import 46 per cent of all the food we consume in this country. Shameful as well that we are down to producing 20 million tons of corn while having to import a further 12 million tons of subsidized (U.S.) corn – leading inexorably to the destruction of both small farmer and indigenous economies.
Read full article here. RMALC Press Release on NAFTA