So far, most of the talk about the upcoming G8 and NATO summits in Chicago has been about what may happen on the streets outside the meetings, but on Tuesday, White House officials briefed reporters on other aspects of the summits.
CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says it’s perfectly reasonable to continue asking questions about the security related to the upcoming world summits in Chicago, even if planners don’t like those questions.
The host committee for the upcoming NATO and G8 summits offered a sneak peak Wednesday of the city’s push to capitalize on the dual summits in May.
The head of the host committee of the NATO/G8 Summits insists Chicago will be “open for business” as world leaders converge here this May.
Police will be working some extra hours when the NATO and G8 summits come to town this spring, but the city won’t have to foot the bill.
Going back on an earlier statement, Mayor Rahm Emanuel says restrictions and fines directed at protesters will be permanent, not temporary for the G8 and NATO summits.
The wish has been granted for a group of protesters wanting to demonstrate against the G8 and NATO summits in Chicago this spring.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is apologizing ahead of time for those who may be inconvenienced when NATO and the world leaders of the G8 gather in Chicago next spring.
Demonstrators had a two-pronged agenda when they took their protests to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s doorstep Wednesday afternoon.
It looks like Chicago will host not only NATO and the rich G-8 nations next spring, but also Russia.
In the spring, Chicago will host two big international meetings. And while the G8 and NATO summits are more than half a year away, protesters are already applying for permits to hold demonstrations.
Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy says he is wasting no time in preparing his police force for next year’s G8 and NATO summits.
Chicago will host world leaders next spring for the NATO and G8 summits, and will be the first U.S. city other than Washington, D.C., ever to host a NATO gathering.