CNN: Americas summit protest turns violent — Anger in streets over Bush, economic policies as leaders gather

MSNBC: Anti-American protest rages before summit — Bank set on fire in Argentina; protesters throw rocks at police

NYT: Protesters Riot as Bush Attends 34-Nation Talks

While I don’t support the use of violence as a method to achieve social change, I do support the aspirations of those resisting the American Imperialist (aka “free trade”) agenda. I do hope the other Latin American nations listen to Hugo Chavez’s message, that giving in to the “free trade” and capitalist agenda, is giving into seeing your nation controlled and oppressed by the US empire.