USTR - Press Releasehttp://www.ustr.gov/node/64/205,118,87,124,126,128,130,131,316,220/10en-usUSTR announces results of Out-of-Cycle-Review of El SalvadorWashington, DC.  – The Office of the United States Trade Representative today announced the results of its Out-of-Cycle Review (OCR) of El Salvador. http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/March/USTR-announces-Out-of-Cycle-Review-results-for-El-Salvador2014-03-17T04:00:00Readout of Meeting between U.S. Trade Representative Froman and Guatemalan Labor and Trade MinistersWashington, D.C. - U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez met today with Guatemalan Trade Minister Sergio de la Torre and Guatemalan Labor Minister Carlos Contreras to discuss the implementation of the Labor Enforcement Plan signed between the two countries. http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/March/Readout-of-meeting-between-USTR-Froman-and-Guatemalan-Labor-and-Trade-Ministers2014-03-06T05:00:00United States and Panama Hold Inaugural Meeting of the Labor Affairs Council under the U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion AgreementPanama City, Panama – Government officials from the United States and Panama this week convened the inaugural meeting of the Labor Affairs Council (LAC) under the U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement.  The Council works to promote labor rights and enhance technical cooperation on labor matters, such as labor inspections and subcontracting arrangements.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/January/US-Panama-Hold-Inaugural-Meeting-of-Labor-Affairs-Council-under-US-Panama-TPA 2014-01-28T05:00:00United States and Caribbean Community Forge Stronger RelationshipBilateral Trade, Intellectual Property, E-Commerce, Regulatory Cooperation Discussed at First Meeting under the U.S.-CARICOM Trade and Investment Framework Agreementhttp://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2013/November/US-CARICOM-TIFA2013-11-15T05:00:00American Manufacturing and Agricultural Exports on the Rise as U.S.-Panama Trade Agreement Marks One YearWashington, D.C. – Today, United States Trade Representative Michael Froman welcomed growing exports for U.S. businesses, farmers, and ranchers on the first anniversary of the entry into force of the U.S.-Panama trade agreement. U.S. manufacturers substantially increased exports of primary metal manufactures, fabricated metal products, processed food, petroleum and coal products, and apparel and apparel accessories, while farmers and ranchers saw strong export growth, including in soybeans, wheat, pork, beef, dairy products, and potato products.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2013/October/Panama-FTA-one-year2013-10-31T04:00:00United States Continues to Press Guatemala on Enforcement of Worker RightsUSTR Froman says CAFTA partner has taken steps under enforcement settlement; implementation is now criticalhttp://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2013/October/US-Guatemala-enforcement-worker-rights2013-10-28T04:00:00Acting U.S. Trade Representative Miriam Sapiro Hails Signature of United States-Caribbean Community Trade and Investment Framework AgreementWashington, D.C. – This week, in Port of Spain, Trinidad, Vice President Joe Biden and Haitian President Michel Martelly signed a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA), which will provide a forum for bilateral talks to enhance trade and investment and discuss specific trade issues between the United States and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). The Office of the United States Trade Representative led the negotiation of the TIFA for the United States.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2013/may/amb-sapiro-hails-caricom-tifa2013-05-29T04:00:00United States and Central America-Dominican Republic Hold Environmental Affairs Council Meeting - click here.1.       United States and Central America-Dominican Republic Hold Environmental Affairs Council Meeting - click  http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2013/may/united-states-and-central-america-dominican-republic-h2013-05-10T04:00:00Acting U.S. Trade Representative Marantis and Acting Labor Secretary Harris Announce Groundbreaking Labor Rights Enforcement Agreement with Guatemala 04/11/2013http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2013/april/marantis-harris-labor-enforcement-guatemala2013-04-11T04:00:00United States, Panama Set Date for Entry into Force of United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement10/22/2012Washington, DC – Today, United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk and Ricardo Quijano, Minister of Commerce and Industry of the Government of Panama, exchanged letters in which they determined that the United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement (Agreement) will enter into force on October 31, 2012. This announcement follows completion of a thorough review by the United States and Panama of their respective laws and regulations related to the implementation of the Agreement.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2012/october/us-panama-set-date-eif2012-10-22T04:00:00