Mr Bush said he hoped that Brazil, which he described as 'a very important player in Doha', would put pressure on the EU to cut its farm subsidies, which have been a major sticking-point in the world trade negotiations.
BBC NEWS | Business | US pushes for Americas trade zone
BTW : Bush is gonna be here in Brasilia over the weekend. Probably related to this. (Plus the various US military interests here.)
Can't decide if I should go out and protest or not. Will have zero positive effect, of course. But somehow it feels totally apathetic to just do nothing.