News in Review The Quebec Summit: Policies and Fences

News in Review The Quebec Summit: Policies and Fences

In April 2001 leaders from 34 American nations met in Quebec City to discuss the formation of the world's largest free-trade zone, the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA). Difficult issues were debated, including labour and environmental standards, and industrial and agricultural subsidies, but much of the media focus was on the violent clashes between demonstrators and security forces.

  • 2001
  • 00:16:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2001
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