Public Forum: '10 Years of Progress: The Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) Celebrating the Gains, Confronting the Challenges!'

Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 00:00 to 04:00

FREE PUBLIC FORUM

Part 3 of the Fire This Time Forum Series: "A Marxist World View for Today"

10 Years of Progress: The Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA)
Celebrating the Gains, Confronting the Challenges!

FRIDAY November 21
7:00pm
Joe's Cafe (in the Large North Hall)

1150 Commercial Drive @ William Street
> Forum will be in both English and Spanish

The Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our Americas (ALBA) was originally formed in 2004 as an alternative to the imperialist imposed trade agreement: the Free Trade Area of America (FTAA). Today, ALBA has nine member countries. The fundamental goal of ALBA is and has been the collaboration and cooperation of Latin American countries for the fair distribution of wealth, as well as social and economic integration between its members.

Join Fire This Time to discuss why ALBA was an important move and a necessity for Latin America. What have been its successes and challenges? What role is ALBA playing in Latin America and in the world against imperialist economical domination?

Speakers:
GISELA LARA TORO, on behalf of the Consulate of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in Vancouver
MACARENA CATALDO HERNANDEZ, Member of the the Hugo Chavez People's Defense Front
TAMARA HANSEN, Coordinator of Vancouver Communities in Solidarity with Cuba (VCSC)
THOMAS DAVIES, Editorial Board member of Fire This Time Newspaper

Forum will also include multimedia and discussion.

For poster click: http://www.firethistime.net/posters/2014/141221_ftt_ALBA_forum.pdf
To join Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/546810312121132/

For full information on the 5 Part Forum Series: “A Marxist View for Today” please visit: http://www.firethistime.net or click here for the 2014 FTT Forum Series brochure: http://www.firethistime.net/materials/FTTForumSeries-2014

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Joe's Café (in the Large North Hall)
1150 Commercial Dr. at Williams St
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 16' 26.2632" N, 123° 4' 10.308" W
British Columbia CA

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