THE SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS
On the weekend of April 20-22, I was present in Quebec City to protest the Free Trade Agreement of the Americas. Leaders from 34 countries of the hemisphere gathered in Quebec City for the Summit of the Americas to lay the groundwork for a trade agreement that is supposed to be underway by 2005. I consider what I experienced in Quebec City as priceless. Tens of thousands of people from all over our hemisphere gathered together to fight a common enemy, and in doing so became one uncompromising force. The enemy is globalization, and its devastating affects are felt worldwide.
The trade agreement is strictly for countries that have democratically elected leaders. This includes just about all nations in the hemisphere except for Cuba. So let