Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has boasted of his commitment to progressive economic, environmental and social policies. At the same time, has been a passionate warrior in his pursuit and defence of so-called ‘free trade’ agreements.
A common provision allowing foreign investors to sue host governments has become a ticking time bomb inside trade agreements. Some countries are now refusing to agree to the provision and are questioning its legal legitimacy. Jess Hill investigates.
Costa Rica enfrenta un proceso de arbitraje internacional interpuesto por el empresario español Alejandro Diego Díaz Gaspar, quien pide $91 millones por el cierre (en 2016) de su planta procesadora de pollos, Ibérico, la cual se ubicaba en Grecia.