A trade deal with a difference, but will it improve workers’ lives? (BBC)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-21608732

A deal between six Central American countries and the European Union to import a range of produce has been described as one of the most ambitious trading agreements as it binds market access to human rights and working conditions.

Sugar – one of the region’s largest industries is already feeling the benefit as producers now receive a higher price for their products.

Humphrey Hawksley has been to Guatemala to see how the trade deal could affect a country where over half the population live below the poverty line.

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