martes, marzo 27, 2007

Toronto: Public Meeting with Activists and Intellectuals from Across Latin America

Friday, April 13, 2007 - 6 p.m.

Rogers Communication Centre
Ryerson University, 80 Gould Street, Room 204

There are many exciting developments in Latin America - from the election of left-wing governments, to a tremendous increase in the influence of indigenous ideas and struggles, to the ongoing development of participatory democracy. Hear from leaders, activists and intellectuals from across Latin America about developments in their country.

Speakers include:

Hugo Salvatierra, former Minister of Agriculture, Bolivia
Margarita Lopez Maya, Professor of History, Universidad Central de Venezuela
Miguel Soto, President of the Steelworkers Confederation of Chile
Soraia Soriano, representative of the MST (Landless Movement) in Brazil
Chayo, Indigenous leader from Oaxaca, Mexico

Mario Alberto Barrio from the National Association of Self-managed Workers (CTA) in Argentina Music by Marcelo Puente, Heather Chetwynd and Nano Valverde

Admission $10

This is the kick off to a conference. If you want to apply to register for the conference which will take place the following day, please go to and click on application.

Sponsored by CAW Sam Gindin Chair in Social Justice and Democracy, Ryerson University

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