1556 words, letter from U'wa to Gore at end.
Time is running out for the U'wa indigenous community as Occidental Petroleum moves in, backed by thousands of Colombian military. 50 U'wa are present on the drill site. Will Al Gore speak out - and use his financial, political and personal ties to Oxy to stop this project?
On October 17, 2000 in St. Louis, Missouri, only two of the major contenders for the presidency will meet for a debate organized by the corporately funded Commission on Presidential Debates. They will stand behind podiums sponsored by a large local corporation. And they will say only what their campaign contributors have paid them to say.