Hi everyone! First of all, a big thank you to everyone who attended our nationalconference on Saturday and helped make the day such a great success! Areport of the day can be found
HOV London's weekly meeting will be at the usual time and place tomorrow(Wednesday 28th, 7pm, NUJ offices, 308 Gray's Inn Road, King's Cross).
Before that, Movimientos is back at the Notting Hill Arts Club tonight(Tuesday) with the usual mix of revolutionary films and music, this monthfocusing on oppression in Oaxaca. 6pm–2am, Notting Hill Arts Club, 21Notting Hill Gate, W11 3JQ , £5 (£3 before 8, £6 after 11).
Labour MP John McDonnell has raised a parliamentary motion on the subjectof constitutional reform in Venezuela. The Early Day Motion (EDM) welcomes "the advances made by the Venezuelan people since the election ofPresident Chávez in 1998, particularly in the fields of healthcare,education, land reform and redistribution of wealth" before recognisingthat "the groundwork for these advances was laid by the adoption of the1999 constitution." Hands Off Venezuela is calling on all Britishresidents to check whether their MP has signed EDM 286 at edmi.parliament.uk/EDMi/EDMDetails.aspx?EDMID=34397&SESSION=891 and contact their elected representatives via www.writetothem.com
Last week, the BBC screened a very dishonest documentary regarding the situation in Venezuela, and HOV is encouraging those who saw the film towrite / call the BBC to complain. More information:http://www.handsoffvenezuela.org/dishonest_bbc_documentary_smears_venezuela_complain.htm And in recent news from Venezuela, President Chávez has warned of destabilisation plans in the run-up to Sunday's referendum:http://www.venezuelanalysis.com/news/2894
Best Bolivarian wishes HOV London