Tour of Jesse Freeston and Dr. Luther Castillo, “Resistencia” and “Revolutionary Medicine”

Free Simón Trinidad! Support Peace in Colombia! Simón Trinidad (Ricardo Palmera), is a political prisoner, a member of the FARC-EP, who has been held in solitary confinement by the United States government for over 10 years. The Colombian government and the FARC-EP have been locked in a civil war for over 50 years. A former … Continue reading Tour of Jesse Freeston and Dr. Luther Castillo, “Resistencia” and “Revolutionary Medicine”

Loyola Fall 2013 Latin America and Political Repression Film Series

Latin America and Political Prisoners Film Series Loyola University (downtown campus) Corboy Law Center,    room 422 Sundays,     2pm 25 E. Pearson Street, Chicago  September 15   Will the Real Terrorist Please Stand Up?   By Saul Landau  2010  85 min Twelve years after five Cubans were arrested in America for espionage, Saul Landau has made a … Continue reading Loyola Fall 2013 Latin America and Political Repression Film Series

Protest Colombia ex-President Alvaro Uribe

May 9 and May 10 Thursday, May 9,  11:45am - 1 pm International House, University of Chicago 1414 E 59th St  Chicago Friday May 10,  7:15- 8:00 am  The InterContinental Hotel 505 North Michigan Avenue Alvaro Uribe, former president of Colombia is a friend of Colombia death squads, a friend of Colombian drug lords, a leading opponent … Continue reading Protest Colombia ex-President Alvaro Uribe

Oscar Penagos & Fredy Franco on Workers Struggles in Colombia and Nicaragua

Uniting Americas Working Class and Increasing its Influence Raising the level of struggle and Unity of the Worker Movements Uniendo a la Clase Trabajadora y Aumentando su Influencia Oscar Gustavo Penagos Ortiz Secretary-General, SINTRATELEFONOS (CUT), Colombia Fredy Franco Secretary General, FEPDES, Federation of Professional Teachers of Higher Education, Nicaragua                               Friday, October 10, 2008 7:00 PM United … Continue reading Oscar Penagos & Fredy Franco on Workers Struggles in Colombia and Nicaragua

Union Worker Struggles in Colombia, with Edgar Paez of Sinaltrainal

Union Worker Struggles in Colombia, with Edgar Paez of Sinaltrainal Saturday March 22,  6:30 pm Autonomous Center, 3460 W. Lawrence, Chicago (get off at Kimball, last stop on the Brown Line) – Join us for an in-depth discussion on conditions for workers and union organizing in Colombia and how economic trade deals impact workers, families and … Continue reading Union Worker Struggles in Colombia, with Edgar Paez of Sinaltrainal