G8 Americas invitees foreshadow drug, crime focus

The government's announcement last week that it has invited three leaders from the hemisphere in a special G8 outreach session traditionally dominated by Africa has evoked some surprise.

PMO Photo: Jason Ransom
Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding and Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper chat during the latter’s visit to Kingston in April 2009.
Avinash Gavai
Published: Wednesday, 06/23/2010 12:00 am EDT

The government's announcement last week that it has invited three leaders from the hemisphere in a special G8 outreach session traditionally dominated by Africa has evoked some surprise.

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