20 Nov 2006

Venezuela Events

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Dear friend,

I am writing to inform you of two events The Venezuela Information Centre is co-organising in the next few weeks:
1) On Wednesday 22 November, VIC, in conjunction with Verso Books, is hosting the launch of Tariq Ali's new book on Latin America, Pirates of the Caribbean: Axis of Hope in London. The event is from 7-9pm in Bolivar Hall, 54 Grafton Way, London W1. There are a limited number of places still available, so to guarantee entry please register beforehand by e-mailing info@vicuk.org or by ringing 0207 250 0132.

2) On Saturday 2 December, on the eve of the presidential election in Venezuela, guests from Cuba, Bolivia and Colombia will speak at the Latin America 2006 - Making Another World Possible conference in London. The Conference will also feature a video link up with Venezuela, a showing of the new film "Venezuela - A Land with Many Missions," and two workshops on Venezuela. Registration is £10/£6 unwaged, and you can register by card on 020 7263 6452 or 020 7435 7241. Further details of this event can be found below.

Please don't hesitate to contact the office on the details below if you would like more information about either event, or leaflets for Latin America 2006 to distribute.

Venezuela Information Centre,

Tel: 0207 250 0132

www.vicuk.org / info@vicuk.org

SATURDAY 2 December 2006, 9.30am-5pm, Congress House, Gt Russell St, WC1B 3LS

Latin America 2006 brings together trade unionists, NGOs, academics and progressive movements from Latin America and the UK to explore recent developments across the region and features films, music and discussion.

Latin America 2006 guest speakers include:
•WAYNE SMITH: Former Head of US Interests Section, Havana
•AIDA AVELLA: Former Colombian Congresswoman, Patriotic Union
•CESAR NAVARRO: Head of the MAS group in the Bolivian parliament
•HAROLD PINTER: Nobel Prize Winner, author, playwright, political activist
•TARIQ ALI: Broadcaster, author, (Pirates of the Caribbean and Axis of Hope), Telesur advisory board
•HUGH O'SHAUGHNESSY: Journalist and author
•VICTORIA BRITAIN: Journalist and playwright
•JOHN CRABTREE: Research Associate, Oxford University Centre for Latin American Studies
•COLIN BURGON MP: Chair, Labout Friends of Venezuela
•JEREMY CORBYN MP: Vice-chair, All Party Latin American Group
•JON CRUDDAS MP: Labour MP for Dagenham.
•FRANCES O'GRADY: Deputy General Secretary, TUC
•KEITH SONNET: Deputy General Secretary UNISON
•TONY BURKE: Assistant General Secretary AMICUS
•BARRY CAMFIELD: Assistant General Secretary T&G
plus parliamentarians and trade unionists from Bolivia, Cuba, Colombia and Venezuela

Organised by Venezuela Information Centre, Cuba Solidarity Campaign, Justice for Colombia, T&G Latin American Workers Association

Tickets £10 waged / £6 unwaged - Register by credit/debit card at CSC 020 7263 6452 or JFC 020 7435 7241

* If you no longer wish to receive e-mails from VIC, please e-mail info@vicuk.org with 'UNSUBSCRIBE' in the e-mail title.

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