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Latin American Development Issues Course

 

This is a lively and participative course open to people with any kind of interest in Latin America. The course gives participants insight into the causes and consequences of lack of development in Latin America. Participants will acquire a general understanding of Latin American social, political, historical and economic developments as well as more detailed information about topics of contemporary significance, such as trade, labour issues, indigenous issues and popular resistance.

Latin American Development Issues Course

This is a lively and participative course open to people with any kind of interest in Latin America. The course gives participants insight into the causes and consequences of lack of development in Latin America. Participants will acquire a general understanding of Latin American social, political, historical and economic developments as well as more detailed information about topics of contemporary significance, such as trade, labour issues, indigenous issues and popular resistance.

Solidarity with the Community of El Jarrillon, Cali (Colombia)

LASC would like to express its solidarity with the displaced community of El Jarillon, Cali (Colombia) after knowing from Sol Juridico about the abuses of Human Rights that people are suffering from February, and that are incrementing in the last week.

Through this letter to the President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, we ask to protect the Human Rights of the people of El Jarillon and to investigate the events of the last weeks.

 

Members & Volunteers Open Night

 

LASC would like to invite all members & volunteers to join us at our office on Friday, 12th June at 6:00pm. This will be your chance to get to know fellow volunteers and members, discuss LASC affairs and Latin American issues. Also, if you have any family members or friends who would like to know more about us feel free to bring them along!

Third level students, spirit of the times!

A discussion with LASC member Victor Flores about the Cochabamba students protests. Tuesday the 9th at 7pm in LASC office (5 Merrion Row).

Everybody welcome!

LASCWeds: Brazil World Cup Protests: Popular participation in Brazil

 

Valesca Lima, from University City Dublin, will faciliate this talk after one year of the World Cup in Brazil, focusing on the popular protests.

LASCWeds will take place in LASC, 5 Merrion Row.

For details, contact info@lasc.ie

CE Scheme Job opportunity at LASC: Fundraising and Membership Officer

 

CCVG has a job vacancy in the following position based in LASC:

Fundraising and Membership Officer

Applicants should have an interest in Latin American solidarity issues and some experience of fundraising and managing members. Experience in Health and Safety and advantage.

This is a Community Employment opportunity.

 

Letter sent to the Mexican Embassy on the Fifth Anniversary of the killings of Bety Cariño and Jyri Jaakkola

 

Your Excellency,

 

The 27th April 2015 was the fifth anniversary of the killings of human rights activists Bety Cariño and Jyri Jaakkola assassinated by paramilitaries while trying to bring humanitarian aid to the besieged indigenous community of San Juan Copala.

 

A game-changer for the Amazon - Petition on line

An ambitious project is underway to create the largest environmental reserve in the world, protecting 135 million hectares of Amazon forest. That’s more than twice the size of France! But it won’t happen unless Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela’s leaders know the public wants it.

Cinco de Mayo: Mexican Festival

Cinco de Mayo Mexican Festival

 

 

The Latin America Solidarity Centre (LASC) and Dublin Food Co-op are teaming up with Ireland's fast-growing Mexican community to bring you a day of Mexican fun and excitement!


Join LASC on 4th May Bank Holiday Monday as we celebrate Mexico's rich culture, history and traditions. There will be Mexican music, food, games and more in what is sure to be a great family day out.

So come along and experience Mexico. ADMISSION IS FREE!


For more information contact:


info@lasc.ie


 https://www.facebook.com/lasc.solidarity


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