The Trump Presidency has overseen a worrying rise in US interventions in Latin America, with the blockade of Cuba being tightened, sanctions threatened on Nicaragua, and Trump pushing for military intervention in Venezuela. But the resurgent right-wing in Latin America is facing resistance, with the Left winning the Mexican election, and trade unionists and popular movements mobilising to defend social progress across the region. Come along to hear eyewitness accounts and get involved in standing up to Trump’s interventions in Latin America.
With contributions from over 50 campaigners, politicians,
trade unionists and academics from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil,
Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Venezuela and
SPEAKERS TO INCLUDE: Dr Mariela Castro, Cuban MP & director of CENESEX // Maritza Espinales, Nicaraguan MP // Guillaume Long, former Ecuadorian Foreign Minister // Rocio Maneiro, Venezuela // Tariq Ali // Chris Williamson MP & many more.
Features films, stalls, music and discussion on:
■ Standing up to Trump in the US’ backyard – resisting
intervention and racism
■ For the Many, Not the Few – Celebrating victory in Mexico
■ 20 years since Chavez’s election – a spark for 21st century
■ Cuba 60 – building a better world under the eye of the
■ Brazil after the elections – fighting for justice & democracy
■ No to Trump’s ‘regime change’ agenda in Venezuela, Cuba
The Latin America 2018 Conference will take place on Saturday December 1 at Congress House, London.
You can book tickets here.