Press Responses : May 27, 2002

Activist links farm woes, globalization
Privatization seen as failing farmers
David Finlayson, Journal Staff Writer
The Edmonton Journal

Monday, May 27, 2002 The same global policies that make African countries economic slaves are hurting Canadian farmers, Ottawa activist and educator Pamela Foster said Sunday.

Zimbabwe Independent

The Zimbabwe Independent, 17 May, 2002: Nepad's Zim quarantine a false start

Remarks by the Canadian High Commissioner to South Africa and shuttle diplomacy this week by South Africa's Thabo Mbeki reveal a worrying trend:

The G8 countries are preparing to swallow the deception that African leaders have the Zimbabwe crisis "in hand" and thereby qualify for the US$64 billion on offer for trade and investment under the Nepad plan.