Israel has long helped Mexico in the latter’s drive to eliminate domestic dissent, with Israeli weapons and personnel used to crush groups like the Zapatistas. Israel’s prime minister recently paid a visit to Mexico, bringing with him a promise of “development” that will likely mean more Israeli guns flowing into Mexico.
Unlike global trade deals global climate agreements currently have no enforcement mechanism.
A globe-spanning but little-known trade deal could be used to lock-in low environmental standards and undermine national efforts to tackle climate change, according to an Energydesk analysis of newly leaked documents. Greenpeace Netherlands has obtained and published key chapters of The Trade in Services