Latin America 2013 and Fiesta Latina
Saturday 7 December, 9.15am-5pm
Congress House, London
Adelante, the country’s biggest Latin America Conference is back at Congress house for it’s ninth year in December.
It brings together political leaders, trade unionists, NGOs, academics & progressive movements from Latin America & Britain to explore recent developments across the region.
This year the conference features speakers from Cuba, Venezuela, Colombia, Nicaragua, Argentina, Chile and Ecuador and includes:
Carlos Fonseca, FSLN, Nicaragua – Rodrigo Chavez , Venezuela – H.E. Esther Armenteros, Ambassador for Cuba – Tariq Ali, writer – H.E. Alicia Castro, Ambassador for Argentina – Jairo Diaz, Patriotic March, Colombia – Seumas Milne, writer – Jeremy Corbyn MP – Ernesto Laclau, writer – Owen Jones, writer – Mohammed Taj, TUC President – Darcus Howe, writer and broadcaster – Oscar Guardiola-Rivera, writer – Professor Doreen Massey – Chris Williamson MP – Victoria Brittain, writer – Lindsey German, Stop the War Coalition – plus many more from across Britain and Latin America!
Focus on Cuba
Special seminars on Cuba will look at the effect of recent economic reforms on the Cuban people and building solidarity with the Miami Five in advance of theInternational Commission of Inquiry into the case next year. Speakers at these special Cuba sessions include George Galloway MP, Dr Steve Ludlam, author and academic, Arnold August author (Canada), and Cuban Ambassador, Esther Armenteros.
Stalls, films, music and over 20 more sessions will provide insights into the history, culture, politics and progressive currents and threats in the region. Click here for the latest list of speakers and workshops.
Join us at the close of conference for a celebratory party featuring live Cuban and Latin American music from Omar Puente and friends, from 5.30pm til late at Bolivar Hall, Grafton Way.
Advance tickets £10 waged / £8 unwaged (£12 / £10 on the door) plus £5 for Fiesta Latina (£7 on the door).
Book your tickets online now at http://www.latinamericaconference.org.uk/buy-tickets/. Or call 020 7490 5715 and pay by credit/debit card, or send cheque payable to ‘CSC’ to CSC, c/o Unite, 33-37 Moreland Street, London EC1V 8BB.
Visit Latin America Conference 2013 http://www.latinamericaconference.org.uk/ for full details of speakers, workshops, directions and articles from contributors. We look forward to seeing you in December.