BARACK OBAMA AND HILLARY Clinton may be debating the merits of NAFTA, the continually controversial North American Free Trade Agreement, but such is not the case at Continental Airlines and American Airlines. NAFTA gave birth to malquiladoras--some 3,000 south-of-the-border factories where inexpensive Mexican labor produces duty-free, tariff-free parts and products for US companies. The problem was, air access to those facilities was poor. In the mid-1990s, "air service to Mexico required ...

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