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0905

INVITATION FOR THE MEDIA PRESENT IN CANCUN

Join the "REAL CANCUN TOUR": Get first hand exposure to how families are affected by privatization

*Seats are limited so confirmations are necessary. Please call now to reserve a space*

when: Tuesday, Sept. 9 - start time: 9 a.m.

where: Cancun, Mexico. Tour leaves from the WTO zone, KM 0 just outside the entrance to the 'hotel zone'

what: REAL CANCUN TOUR: Journalists are invited on a tour to see what life looks like in the "real" Cancun under WTO agreements. Members of the press are invited to join a bus & walking tour through the local community of Cancun. This real life tour will provide an opportunity to talk to people who have direct experience with privatized water systems. The tour will also visit a municipal dump to see first hand the ecological issues associated with privatization of waste services, as well as a water treatment facility.

CONTACT:

rsvp: Maj Fiil-Flynn, CELL (US) +1.202.294.5749
More information about tour:
english Karl Flecker CELL +52 99 870 54 204
spanish : Raul Benet CELL +52 9981 204583

Transnational Institute/Corporate Europe Observatory (Netherlands), Global Exchange, Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL), Cancun Welcome Committee (Comité de Bienvenida Cancun), Public Citizen, Council of Canadians, CorpWatch, Groundwork (South Africa), Friends of the Earth International, Polaris Institute, FoodFirst, Our World is Not for Sale (OWINFS)

 

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