Special Event: What's happening in Venezuela?

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 22:30

In partnership with Louis Riel Bolivarian Circle (Ottawa branch) and the Frente Bolivariano para la defensa de los pueblos Hugo Chavez, we present this special event to discuss what's happening in Venezuela and to strategize for actions accordingly. Folks associated with these organizations will be attending a conference hosted by Assembly of ALBA (the alternative trade organization) on Social Movements in Caracas, Venezuela from April 3 to 7 2014. They will join us to discuss in-depth on the situation in Venezuela.

Our speakers are:

Maria del Carmen Guevara and
Manuel Magana

Moderated by Jorge Sorger

A short video "What is happening in Venezuela?" will accompany this talk. (7 min.)

6:30 pm
Thursday, April 17 2014
Octopus Books Centretown Location

@25One Community (2nd Floor, 251 Bank St.)


We will pass a basket for donations.

Recommended books about Venezuela:

  • el Libro Azul de (the blue book of) Chavez (in Spanich and is being translated in English at the moment)
  • Revolutionary Doctors, by Steve Brouwer
  • Voices from Venezuela by Jim McIlroy and Coral Wynter

Background Information:

Venezuelan Human Rights Experts Call for End to “Media Distortion” of Protests and State Response on Upside Down World

Octopus Books Centretown Location
251 Bank St., 2nd Floor
Ottawa , ON
45° 24' 58.6944" N, 75° 41' 49.3476" W
Ontario CA

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