Feature - WTO Summit of Americas Protest in Quebec City, Canada. 2001
FTAA (World Summit Free Trade Agreement for the Americas. April 20-22, 2001. Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.)
On April 20-22, hundreds of delegates from 34 countries met in Quebec City Canada to expand NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) to include all of North, Central, and South America. The FTAA agreement was negotiated in secret behind 3.8 kilometers of mesh chain link fence that has been constructed by the Jean Cretien government to keep out protesters. Up to 60,000 protesters came to show their disapproval of the Summit. Although most were peaceful, between 1000 and 2000 had come...