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Ecuador Mobilizes Against Free Trade Agreement

Published: Fri 18 Nov 2005 12:17 AM
Ecuador Mobilizes Against Free Trade Agreement
November 17, 2005
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For the last two days, in various points across Ecuador, the social movements and organizations have been, once again, on the warpath. The enemy, always the same at heart, today bears the name Free Trade Agreement.
The Ecuadorians have decided to wage a frontal battle against that kind of "accord," with which the United States hopes to take possession of the riches of our América. Or as the manifesto that we received from the nucleus of the new Ecuadorian mobilization says: "The model that the FTA imposes is based on the importation of what they don't want… and in the exportation and privatization of our natural resources and the ransacking of our biodiversity."
Let's go take a look at this story, here, in the Narcosphere:
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/11/17/53351/297
From somewhere in a country called América,
Luis A. Gómez
Acting Publisher
The Narco News Bulletin
http://www.narconews.com

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