Video surveillance will play a key role in this lock-down. Not only will it be used by the Secret Service to "secure" the various places and routes that the President-Select and Vice-President-Select will use while they are here in NYC, but it will also be used by the NYPD and FBI to identify and track the movements and associations of people who (intend to) protest. No doubt some of these cameras are already in place; all of them will certainly be operating by June 2004.
Public Disclosure - National Weather Service(NWS), report by Senior Hydrologist with NWS shows clear trends for earlier snowmelt runoff, increasing average dewpoints & air temperatures... 100 years of high quality streamflow runoff and temperature records.
The struggle of the Latin American countries to came out of the deep economic crisis that produce social inequalities is different on each country: “in some countries the struggle advance and in others it declines”. The FTAA process promises solutions, but actually it will implicate to get deep in many of these inequalities.
We continue our tour by Latin America, checking each country’s situation respect to the Free Trade Area of the America’s agreement.