Goree Island, Senegal - Republic of
PRESIDENT BUSH TOURS SLAVE TRADE ISLAND IN SENEGAL.
U.S. President George W. Bush tours The Slave House on Goree Island in
Senegal with National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice and Secretary
of State Colin Powell July 8, 2003. Goree Island was a slave trade
depot for millions of Africans between the 16th and 18th centuries.
Bush is on a five nation tour of Africa to promote a $15 billion
anti-AIDS program, a $100 million counterterrorism initiative for
eastern Africa and steps to bolster economies, trade and democracy.