ABBREVIATIONS
actwu Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (formed
in 1976 through the merger of the Amalgamated Clothing
Workers and the twua)
afl American Federation of Labor
afl-cio American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial
Organizations
afscme American Federation of State, County and Municipal
Employees
aft American Federation of Teachers
aifld American Institute for Free Labor Development
amtac American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition
anuc Asociación Nacional de Usuarios Campesinos / National
Peasant Association
atmi American Textile Manufacturers Institute
atpa Andean Trade Preference Act (1991)
atpdea Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act (2002)
auc Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia/United Self-Defense
Forces of Colombia (right-wing paramilitary organization
founded in 1997 by ranchers Carlos and Fidel Castaño)
Augura Association of Banana Growers of Urabá
Banadex Colombian subsidiary of the United Fruit Company
cafta Central America Free Trade Agreement
cafta-dr Central America-Dominican Republic Free Trade
Agreement (the Dominican Republic was added in 2004)
Carbocol Carbones de Colombia (state-owned coal company)
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