Archive - out 2005

outubro 12th

WTO Proposes Protest Zones for Summit

Original Publication Date: 
11 October, 2005
Organizers of a WTO summit in Hong Kong have proposed several zones to contain the 10,000 anti-globalization protesters expected to gather here in December for the conference.

Fair Trade Groups Ask Congress to Oppose Bush Trade Proposal

Original Publication Date: 
11 October, 2005
Family farm, religious, conservation and other fair trade organizations sent a letter to key members of Congress calling on them to resist a specific Bush Administration proposal that would change rules at the World Trade Organization (WTO) to shift U.S. farm payments from one category to another.

Canada Warns That Tariffs on Lumber Could Imperil U.S. Access to Oil

Original Publication Date: 
11 October, 2005
Upset over persistent American tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber, Canadian leaders are warning the Bush administration that it is risking secure access to Canadian oil supplies.

outubro 11th

Bolet?n Informativo Campa?a Continental contra el ALCA

Original Publication Date: 
10 October, 2005
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G10 proposal for market access in agriculture, sensitive products and credit system for flexibilities

Original Publication Date: 
10 October, 2005
Link to G10 proposal.

Europe Entertains an American Offer to Cut Farm Aid

Original Publication Date: 
10 October, 2005
The United States upped the ante Monday in the delicate negotiations between America and Europe over aid to farmers, a central sticking point in stalled global trade talks.

Brazil Reaches AIDS Drug Deal With Abbott

Original Publication Date: 
10 October, 2005
Brazil has reached an agreement with U.S. pharmaceutical manufacturer Abbott Laboratories Inc. to lower AIDS drug Kaletra's price, heading off a possibility the country would break the patent, the health ministry said Tuesday.

Invitation to help create an anti-WTO mosaic-banner

Original Publication Date: 
10 October, 2005
In the run-up to the ministerial conference they are collecting photos and statements from those people, who support the protest against the WTO, to create an emerging picture of the protest

Brazil reaches AIDS drug deal with Abbott

Original Publication Date: 
10 October, 2005
Brazil has reached an agreement with U.S. pharmaceutical manufacturer Abbott Laboratories Inc. to lower AIDS drug Kaletra's price, heading off a possibility the country would break the patent

outubro 10th

Details of US proposal

Original Publication Date: 
9 October, 2005
Link to full details of US proposal