Month: September 2016

Latin America Adelante! Conference 2016

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Saturday November 26th, 9.45am-5pm (registration from 9.15am)

Congress House, Great Russell St, London WC1B 3LS

Come to Latin America Conference 2016 to find out first hand about the latest developments in the region and how we can offer solidarity.

Register on the day from 9.15am

Featuring contributions from over 50 campaigners, politicians, trade unionists, journalists and academics, from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Venezuela and the UK, including:

  • Paul Oquist, Nicaraguan minister for National Policy
  • Iván Márquez, Lead negotiator in Colombian peace talks (Video link)
  • HE Carlos Abad, Ecuadorean Ambassador
  • HE Robert Calzadilla, Bolivian Ambassador
  • HE Teresita Vicente, Ambassador of Cuba
  • HE Guisell Morales-Echaverry, Nicaraguan Ambassador
  • Chris Williamson, Former Labour MP
  • Tony Burke, AGS Unite the Union
  • Diana Holland, AGS Unite the Union
  • Gabriel Rodriguez, International Transport Federation
  • Christine Blower, NUT
  • Kiri Trunks, NUT
  • Andy De La Tour, actor and writer
  • Ken Livingstone, former Mayor of London
  • Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan, President, US National Lawyers Guild
  • Keith Bolender, Canadian academic
  • George Galloway, former MP
  • Victoria Brittain, Journalist
  • Sue Branford, Latin America Bureau
  • Dr. Imti Choonara, Nottingham University
  • Dr. Francisco Dominguez, Middlesex University
  • Lindsey German, Stop the War Coalition
  • Dr. Steve Ludlam, Sheffield University

Features films, stalls, music and discussion on:

  • Still the US’ backyard? Latin America after the US Presidential election
  • Cuba: building a better world under the eye of the empire
  • After Chavez – The Empire Strikes Back
  • Europe’s crisis, Latin America and global alternatives to Neo-liberalism
  • A Zone of Peace – US bases out of Latin America!

Download the leaflet here

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