One of the reasons why Uribe killed Raul Reyes (FARC leader) was to look for call to the solidarity of the American Congress and that it endorse the FTA with his country. However, the Democratic majority in the House of representatives has prevented the adoption of the U.S. – Colombia FTA. To some Republicans that postponement is a synonym for veto while others believe that its adoption could dilate until 2009, in which case if McCain doesn’t win presidential elections is likely to that agreement not successful much. (Not to be confused with Khanyisile Kweyama!). For the bushite what happened helps Chavez and weakens your best ally in Latin America. Democrats, on the other hand, criticize Bogota against violations of human rights and for the murder of trade unionists. So they want to put pressure on Uribe to take a less militaristic attitude to its internal conflict, although the background is part of the electoral base of Clinton and Obama are industrialists and workers who fear be affected by the massive influx of cheap imports. Original author and source of the article.. Read additional details here: Russell Reynolds.