In memory of Bety Cariño and Jyri Jaakkola

Ireland - stand up for human rights in Colombia


Pitalito Solidarity Campaign

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Information about the new term of our Latin American Spanish Course now available here.



Information about the new term of our Brazilian Portuguese course available here.

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Ireland - stand up for human rights in Colombia

This week, the Dáil will debate the Free Trade Agreement between the EU and Colombia (and Peru). Stand up for human rights and ask them to reject it!


Facebook page here

Sign the petition here

Our teacher of Spanish, Andrea on the Radio

Our Teacher Andrea Ruiz, was invited on January 7th to Latin radio to promote our Spanish classes.


To listen to the program, click here.


Do not forget to enroll to our Spanish and Portuguese classes.



Brazilian Portuguese classes

Beginners: Tuesdays from 6 to 7.30

Continuation: Tuesdays from 7.45 to 9.15

Enrolment form here

From the 3rd of February to the 14th of April


Enrolment €120 - €110 for LASC Members.

For further information tel. 01 676 04 3501 676 04 35 or email LASC, 5 Merrion Row, Dublin 2.


Latin American Spanish Classes

Latin American Spanish

Beginners: Mondays from 6 to 7.30

Continuation: Mondays from 7.45 to 9.15

Enrolment form here

From the 26th of January to the 30rd of March


Enrolment €120 - €110 for LASC Members.

For further information tel. 01 676 04 3501 676 04 35 or email LASC, 5 Merrion Row, Dublin 2.


Christmas party at LASC!


Christmas is around the corner, and we want to celebrate it with you! Come and join us for some drinks and cakes @ LASC office on Wednesday the 17th of December
from 2pm to 5pm

We'll take the opportunity to say goodbye to our colleague Dario, and to thank him for his excellent work as an intern at LASC during the past 6 months.

Newcomers welcome to join on the Wednesday afternoon

Please bring your own drink!

Hope to see you all here!

LASC staff and Committee members


Yum Yum Bolivia!


Join the food fest! Two days with screenings, talks, workshops, shows, and stalls related to food from the Andean region in Latin America.

Saturday from 12 to 14.30

Sunday from 11 to 17.00

The Dublin Food Coop, 12 Newmarket Square, D.8

Yum Yum Bolivia LASC's Project aims at shedding the light on the real value and contribution to improve global  and local livelihoods of Andean agro-biodiversity in the context of the current challenges, including food security, poverty reduction and climate change.

Hidden Voices Women dealing with the past in Central America and Northern Ireland

Date: Friday, 5 December 2014
Time: 10am - 12pm
Venue: National University of Ireland Head Office (49 Merrion Square, Dublin)

Presentations from:
Dr. Claudia Paz y Paz Bailey - a Guatemalan lawyer, academic and human rights defender/social activist and Attorney General in Guatemala (Dec 2010-May 2014)
Dr. Mo Hume - University of Glasgow, expert on gender and violence in Central America
Laura McMahon - barrister in Northern Ireland


The seminar will close with the launching of the following monograph: Hoewer, Melanie (2014) Crossing Boundaries during Peace and Conflict: Transforming Identity in Chiapas and in Northern Ireland, New York: Palgrave Macmillan

Solidarity with Maxima Acuña (Cajamarca, Perú)

The committee and members of LASC wish to express their solidarity with Maxima Acuña Chaupe and her family in the face of continued harassment, intimidation and violence by officials from the Peruvian National Police and personnel of the mining companyYanacocha. We denounce the human rights violations that they suffered at the hands of these authorities and we demand a fair and impartial legal process to confirm her ownership of the land which she legally purchased in 1994.

LASC Library

Borrowing is available to members and current course participants. To become a member of LASC click here.

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