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Issue No. 1976

cartoon by Tim Sanders

cartoon by Tim Sanders

“George Bush is a murderer. I’m going to head the march against him stepping foot on Argentine soil.”
Diego Maradona, speaking out against the visit of the US president to South America last week

“The great loser today was George Bush. The man went away wounded—you could see defeat on his face.”
Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez, addressing demonstrators protesting against Bush’s Free Trade Area of the Americas agreement

“Peoples of the Americas are rising once again, saying no to imperialism, no to fascism, no to intervention — and no to death.”
Hugo Chavez

“We’re a people united against free trade, because free trade is a policy of death for our countries”
Carlos Reyes, protester from Honduras

“We’re looking for alternatives to the way the US controls the world, and Chavez has something to say about that.”
Graciela Fleidas, unemployed textile worker from Merlo, Argentina

“When I was elected president, there were those who foresaw the deterioration of relations between Brazil and the US. They were roundly mistaken.”
Brazil’s president Lula, who met George Bush for discussions in Brazil last week after his trip to Argentina

“One by one, Bush’s puppets have fallen.”
Hugo Chavez, sending out a warning to Latin American leaders who capitulate to neo-liberalism

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Sat 12 Nov 2005, 00:00 GMT
Issue No. 1976
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