Monday, November 17, 2003

FTAA Update

All quiet so far. A few protesters were arrested yesterday for “blocking a sidewalk,” but that’s been it so far. The local papers – the Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale) and the Miami Herald – have been giving high coverage to the protests because, so far, that’s all the news there is; the actual conference doesn’t get underway until Thursday. I suspect that once the conference itself gets started, the demonstrations will still be the news.