Events

Latin America 2010 is much more than just an annual conference. With a series of seminars and talks starting this Spring and a website with the latest news on solidarity activities with Latin America in the UK, you can now stay informed and active throughout the year.


Spring Seminar
ALBA – Building a New Latin America
Thursday 22 April 2010, 2pm-4pm Canning House, 2 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PJ With speakers from ALBA countries including H.E. Maria Beatriz Souviron, Ambassador of Bolivia H.E.René Mujica Cantelar, Ambassador of Cuba Guisell Morales Echaverry, Charge D'Affaires of Nicaragua H.E. Samuel Moncada, Ambassador of Venezuela Grace Livingstone, Author plus other keynote speakers tbc This seminar will examine the social, economic and political cooperation between ALBA countries and the benefits this has brought to poor people in the region. It will also discuss Alba in a global and regional context looking at the EU and Obama administrations response to this challenge to US hegemony in the region. There will be time for questions from the audience following speakers contributions and the seminar will be followed by a reception. £5 Tickets available from finance@cuba-solidarity.org.uk or on 020 8800 0155


Autumn Lectures
October/November, date and venue tbc In the lead up to the Latin America 2010 Conference in December a series of lectures will look at individual aspects of ALBA in more detail from international cooperation on health and education projects to joint development and environmental projects. More details will appear nearer the time on www.latinamerica2010.org.uk


Latin America 2010 Conference
Saturday 4 December 2010, 10am-5pm Congress House, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3LS Over the last five years the Latin America conferences have brought you diverse and exciting speakers from Latin America, Europe and the rest of the world, including Harold Pinter, Dr Aleida Guevara, Wayne S.Smith, Leonard Weinglass, Ken Livingstone, and Olga Salanueva and more than 50 speakers from Latin America itself. Look out for updates on speakers, workshops and events at this years Latin America 2010 conference on this website.