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2014 Conference flyer for social media

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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.

http://www.telesurtv.net/english/opinion/Why-Predictions-of-Ebb-in-Pink-Tide-Proved-Premature-20141103-0048.html

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.

Article: Assassination Signal’s Right’s Coup Ambitions

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Venezuela has played a crucial role in the changes sweeping Latin America. In this article, VSC’s Matt Willgress looks at the recent assassination of the young parliamentarian Robert Serra in the context of a wave of violence and economic sabotage from the right-wing in Venezuela.

http://www.morningstaronline.co.uk/a-349d-Assassination-signals-rights-coup-ambitions

Join our session “After Chavez, the Empire Strikes Back – Defending Venezuela Against US Intervention, Media Lies & Violent destabilisation” with speakers such as Tariq Ali at this year’s conference – book your place now.

Article – Evo Morales has proved that socialism doesn’t damage economies

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Ellie Mae O’Hagan will be speaking at this year’s conference with Bolivian Ambassador Roberto Calzadilla in the session Bolivia leads the way: How Morales Won A Landslide”. In this Article, she looks at the Economic and political lessons Britain can learn from Bolivia.

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/oct/14/evo-morales-reelected-socialism-doesnt-damage-economies-bolivia