Month: November 2014

Article – 43 Lives, 2 Countries

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A major theme at this year’s conference is the wave of violence both as destabilization of elected governments in countries such as Venezuela, and as through corruption and crime in Central America.

In this article which first appeared on Telesur English, TAMARA PEARSON compares the media coverage of the 43 deaths in Mexico and Venezuela and finds some strong disparities.

43 Lives, 2 Countries

Related Sessions:

After Chavez, the Empire Strikes Back – Defending Venezuela Against US Intervention, Media Lies & Violent destabilisation
Tariq Ali • Ellie Mae O’Hagan • Owen Jones
Chair: Dr. Stephanie Pearce

Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras & El Salvador: Resistance and Progress.
Tim Hollins • Jeremy Corbyn MP • Enrico Tortolano
Chair: Carole Regan

Book tickets for Latin America 2014 here 

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2014 Conference flyer for social media

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Here’s the latest flyer for social networks – right-click, save image, share away!LA Conf pic ad (629x800)

Article: Why Predictions of Ebb in ‘Pink Tide’ Proved Premature

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A key theme of this year’s conference will be the consequences of recent elections in Brazil, Bolivia, and Uruguay – in this excellent article from Telesur English, Federico Fuentes analyses these results and looks at the challenges facing progressive governments across Latin America.

Join our session “Elections in Bolivia, Brazil and Uruguay: How the Latin American Left moves forward” at this year’s conference – book your place now.