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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - June 28, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba A10 BRANDON June 2002 Russia also cashes in on G8 spending CONTINUED FROM PAGE Al But the package contains plenty of loopholes and no guarantees that the United States and Canada will deliver on a promise to devote half of billion in new overseas aid agreed to in March to Chretien announced the agreement on Africa following discussions with the presidents of four African nations and UN SecretaryGeneral Kofi The Africa plan also Slashes the debt of 22 countries with good records by billion On top of other debt tfefiefi that represents a reduction of billion for or twothirds of the continents on African countries introduce a peer rlview system to judge whether a government is meeting its Pledges support for African but doesnt offer to cut western agricultural which make it difficult for African farmers to com Offers support for efforts to resolve the many armed conflicts on the Critics complain the plan was rushed through by a small group of leaders with little public consulta They also question whether African leaders with poor human rights records can be trusted to police themselves and their peers Our collective disappointment is that its been touted as something new and but its the same old said Njoki a Kenyan who heads 50 Years Is Not a coalition ded icated to transforming the Nigerian President Olusegun one of the architects of the acknowledged that Africans have squandered billions in past but promised to punish future We are seen as nonperformers in the he told G8 leaders assembled behind him outdoors for a final If any of us are lagging behind we will give him a push or we will give him a Annan called the Africa package a turning point in the history of and the Russia was another big winner at the with its full admission to the G8 and money to destroy its most deadly Russias obligations include providing the G8 partners access to disposal such as facilities where nuclear submarines are officials Russia also has ensured adequate auditing and oversight authority to its But while the agreement calls for eliminating chemical and nuclear there is only a com mitment to reduce biological The plan to eliminate Russias old stockpiles of weapons of mass destruction will cost the United States billion over 10 The other G8 coun excluding will contribute an addition al Canada will kick in billion It remains to be seen whether Chretien will prof it politically from his turn at the chair of the exclu sive club and put some distance between himself and the move afoot in his Liberal party to force him to surrender his leadership to Paul Chretien helped thwart his stated intention of keeping Africa as the summit centrepiece by sowing confusion over whether he endorsed a demand to replace Yasser Arafat before a Palestinian state can be On Chretien suggested it might be a good thing if Arafat was prompting American officials to boast that the prime minister was On Chretien refused to state out right if he agreed with President George Bush on He said he supports the but added its going to be the people of Palestine who decide who will be the Italian Prime Minister Sylvio Berlusconi said Bush was alone in calling for Arafats Protesters expose naked truth but manage to stay out of jail BY CAROL HARRINGTON Canadian Press CALGARY With willow branches wrapped around their dozens of barebreasted antiG 8 activists rolled in the mud at a downtown Calgary park singing songs to celebrate Mother The festive atmosphere was like most of the weeks G8 protests loud and in your but not through your This has really been a lot of said Terri an antiglobalization activist who travelled from Vancouver to protest the G8 a hours drive west in the Rocky Mountain resort of We got our messages hung out heard some decent music and were No one I know has been thrown in There were three arrests related to G8 activities all for minor After the world leaders had left the economic summit a small clutch of protesters made one last attempt to get their message across as dele gates left the What they accomplished was a major traffic jam at one point creating a fourkilometre line of cars waiting to drive east along the TransCanada Highway into The idea was to block some of the delegates from leaving the actual G8 con but what occurred was we got out there too late and missed the majority of the said Gabriel Furshong of spokesman for the 40 pro Since its been a discussion of the best way to engage people on the highway in a positive manner and educate them about what we feel are unjust means going on in Kananaskis Few drivers were interested in stopping to discuss global Police slowed traffic by shutting down one lane of the eastbound Police were singing success about the lack of claiming they found the right recipe for mass protests prepara lowkey cops on bikes and lots of All are lessons learned from the We need to treat each and every sum mit on a casebycase said RCMP Staff Mike Were very pleased that theres been this commitment obvi ously from the but also from those lajrge numbers of protesters who came here to be heard and seen in a peaceful Calgarys police bicycle brigade was bolstered by RCMP and who ped alled beside activists as protest wound through dowittown Durwe the World Petroleum Congress two years Calgary fafee tive not toerect har riers web as chain iink So there were none Antiglobaliza tion protests in recent years have been marred by violence spurred on by a small number of angry anarchists lobbing Molotov cock tails and smashing storefront At the G8 summit in Italy last one protest er was shot dead by a paramilitary officer after riots broke out amongst a crowd of But in Calgary this the number of anti summit protesters was much Fewer than people marched through Calgary last often using ridicule and skits to voice their By any means build the activists chanted as they snaked through down town many decked out in creative furious graphics C 0 S available at IMPACT GRAPHICS 726 Victoria E 7275007 Communities in Bloom 2002 Yard Lovers Unite Call now to be part of this summers Open Garden Do you have a dream garden a feature pond or fountain a uniquely landscaped business For please contact Pat Zmetana at 7265351 SHO BRANDONOSUN Jeans Day is a day when employees relax normal dress practices and permit employees to work in jeans or other casual clothes on the last Friday of every Employees who wish to participate donate and receive a Jeans Day sticker to 100 OF FUNDS COLLECTED GO TO NONPROFIT CHARITIES FOR BRANDON AND WESTMAN Become part oE tins fun way to nte money far charity Call the BRANDONS SUN for more details 5717421 HflV May Donations MS SOCIETY 4 DAY SALE JUNE JULY 1 f tIOHTWflGHT t CVSHIQNfD 4 34th Street Bar Grill 4 A Buck or Two 4 Addictions Foundation 4 Advanced School of Hairstyling 4 Agnew 4 Algonquin Travel 4 Alzheimers Society 4 Arthritis Society 4 Assessment Branch Souris 4 Assiniboine Community College 4 BDO Dunwoody 4 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