Latin America Adelante! Conference 2016

Congress House, London

Saturday, 26 November 2016, 10:00am

The largest event of the year for Latin America solidarity in Britain – now in its 12th year –will feature an impressive line up of ambassadors, academics, MPs, trade unionists, activists, campaigners, journalists and artists to discuss the politics of the region including plenary sessions in the main hall and many smaller, interactive seminars, film and much more.

Featuring contributions from over 50 campaigners, politicians, trade unionists, journalists and academics, from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Venezuela and the UK, including:

Paul Oquist, Nicaraguan minister for National Policy
Iván Márquez, Lead negotiator in Colombian peace talks (Video link)
Francisco Torrealba, Venezuelan Member of Parliament
HE Robert Calzadilla, Bolivian Ambassador
HE Teresita Vicente, Ambassador of Cuba
HE Guisell Morales-Echaverry, Nicaraguan Ambassador
Chris Williamson, Former Labour MP
Tony Burke, AGS Unite the Union
Diana Holland, AGS Unite the Union
Gabriel Rodriguez, International Transport Federation
Andrew Murray, Unite the Union
Christine Blower, NUT
Kiri Tunks, NUT
Andy De La Tour, actor and writer
Ken Livingstone, former Mayor of London
Keith Bolender, Canadian academic
George Galloway, former MP
Victoria Brittain, Journalist
Sue Branford, Latin America Bureau
Dr. Imti Choonara, Nottingham University
Dr. Francisco Dominguez, Middlesex University
Lindsey German, Stop the War Coalition
Kate Hudson, CND
Dr. Steve Ludlam, Sheffield University
Features films, stalls, music and discussion on:

Book early to confirm your place at the Cuba seminars:
Living with the enemy: the truth behind the headlines of Cuba-US relations two years on
Experts from Cuba and North America discuss what has been achieved in two years of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the US. Should we be optimistic for the future, or is the US continuing a policy of regime change by another name.

Pillars of the Revolution: How health and education advances have shaped Cuban society and the world
British experts in health, education and culture discuss the Cuban Revolution’s achievements in these fields, how Cuba's internationalism supports international development, and what more could be shared to inspire progressive social policies.

The Struggle Continues: ending the US blockade and occupation of Guantánamo. Why, and what needs to be done?
As the blockade enters its 55th year, and the occupation of Guantánamo its 115th, we look at their impact on the people of Cuba and what we in Britain can do to help end them once and for all.

Plus much more! Get your tickets online here or phone the CSC office on 0207 490 5715

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