LAFTA


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LAFTA

(ˈlæftə)
n acronym for
(Economics) Latin American Free Trade Area, the name before 1981 of the Latin American Integration Association. See LAIA
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LAFTA

[ˈlæftə] N ABBR =Latin-American Free Trade AssociationALALC f
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(3) LAFTA was replaced by the Latin American Integration Association (LAIA) in 1980.
From the Department of Family and Community Medicine (Hussain), College of Medicine, University of Babylon, Babylon, Iraq, and from the Department of Family and Community Medicine (Lafta), College of Medicine, Mustansiriya University, Global Health Department, University of Washington, Seattle, United States of America.
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However, it did not influence the glucose level in potato tubers, but there was a more accretion of starch in tubers than shoot (Lafta and Lorenzen, 1995).
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Following this same regional rationale the Latin American Free Trade Association (LAFTA) was signed in 1960 in Montevideo, but lost impetus until it was resuscitated twenty years later in the form of the Latin American Integration Association (LAIA).
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These identities lead to discrimination service exclusion and hospital-based violence (AbuAlRub Khalifa and Habbib 2007; Burnham Lafta and Doocy 2009).
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