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Latin America Conference 2017 – Adelante

NSC News | Friday, 10 November 2017 |

Latin America 2017 – Adelante Conference

Saturday 2 December, 10am Congress House, Great Russell St, London WC1B 3LS £10/£8 in advance, £12/£10 on the door.

The Trump presidency has seen a worrying escalation in the number and intensity of US interventions in Latin America: the tightening of the blockade against Cuba; further sanctions and threats of military intervention against Venezuela; threats of sanctions in the form of the NICA Act against Nicaragua; and torrents of fake news. Find out what is really happening in Latin America at this annual conference.

NSCAG will be organising a seminar on education in Nicaragua with speakers Nicaraguan ambassador, Guisell Morales; Christine Blower, International Secretary of the NEU (NUT Section); and teachers’ delegation members Joe Whittington and Liz Stevenson.

Other conference speakers include Ken Loach (film maker); David Choquehuanca Céspedes (former Bolivian Foreign Minister, Secretary General of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of our Americas); Elge Sanchez, Venezuelan trade unionist; Pablo Micheli, Argentinian TUC; Julia Felmanas (Workers Party, Brazil); and UK academics, politicians, trade unionists.