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Latin America Conference 01/12/12

Latin America Conference 01/12/12

Latin America Conference examines developments across the region and hears about the struggle against U.S domination, the ongoing battles to gain control of national resources and the fight to defend their social achievements. Latin America 2012 will include sessions on these and many more:

-Global Meltdown and Austerity – Latin America’s Response and European Resistance
-The media and Latin America - Tackling Misrepresentation
US Intervention in Latin America - Where after the Presidential Elections?
-ALBA & The New Latin America: Showing Health and Education for All is Possible
-Cuba, updating the Socialist economic model
-Colombia's Peace Process
-Finding A Progressive Solution to the ‘Malvinas Question’ 

Over 50 speakers from across Latin America - Cuba, Venezuela, Argentina, Nicaragua, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru plus academics, writers and trade unionists including

Esther Armenteros, Ambassador, Cuba; Robin Blackburn, University of Essex; Victoria Brittain, Journalist; Alicia Castro, Ambassador, Argentina; Jeremy Corbyn MP; Bob Crow, General Secretary RMT; Richard Gott, Writer; Owen Jones,Writer; Tony Kapcia, University of Nottingham; Stathis Kouvélakis, Syriza, Greece; Prof. Ernesto Laclau, University of Essex; Peter Lambert, University of Bath; Ken Livingstone, former Mayor of London; Prof. Costas Lapavitsas, SOAS; Dr. Steve Ludlam, Sheffield University; Seumas Milne, Guardian journalist; Guisell Morales-Echaverry, Embassy of Nicaragua; Aidee Moreno, Colombian Agricultural Workers’ Union, FENSUAGRO; Fidel Ernesto Narvaez, Alianza PAIS – Ecuador; Frances O'Grady, General Secretary designate TUC; Fatima Herrera Olea, Women's Secretary SITAG-Peru; Jacobo Torres, Venezuelan TUC

More speakers to be announced. Plus a series of films and documentaries throughout the day.

This conference is supported by TUC, UNISON, UNITE, SERTUC, PCS, RMT, OH Parsons & Partners solicitors, Cuba Solidarity Campaign, Venezuela Solidarity Campaign, Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign and many more.

Saturday 1st December 2012
Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL (Holborn Tube)
9:30am – 5:00pm

Advance tickets £10/£8 Register online now http://www.latinamericaconference.org.uk
Book now and take part:discussion, films, stalls 

REGISTER NOW
Buy tickets online: http://www.latinamericaconference.org.uk/buy-tickets

Or call 020 8800 0155 and pay by credit/debit card
Facebook Event: http://www.facebook.com/events/219471121516496/

Contact Information
Trish : office@cuba-solidarity.org.uk
Location(s) Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL UK

MORE INFO: http://www.latinamericaconference.org.uk



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