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Second National Conference for the Normalization of US-Cuba Relations

When: Saturday, March 21, 2020, 9:00 am to Sunday, March 22, 2020, 5:00 pm
Where: CUNY School of Law • 2 Court Square • Long Island City

Countdown to the Second National Conference

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Crisis in Bolivia: Understanding and Responding to the Coup

When: Sunday, December 8, 2019, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston St. • Boston

Eyewitness Account of Life in Cuba and Effects of US Blockade!

When: Thursday, December 5, 2019, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: First Baptist Church of Jamaica Plain • 633 Centre Street • Jamaica Plain

Hear from the Boston Participants of the International May Day Work
Brigade, Judy Freiwirth, Aba Taylor, and Bob Mulcahy.

Also hear from Alvin Foster who recently participated in the
Anti-imperialist Solidarity Conference for Democracy and against
Neoliberalism which just ended in Cuba.

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Support the National Strike in Colombia!

When: Thursday, November 21, 2019, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Maverick Square • East Boston

In 2018, a stolen election in Colombia brought Iván Duque Márquez to the presidency, signifying the return of Uribism to power that since the time of the so called “democratic security” has plunged the working masses into misery.

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30th Anniversary Commemoration of the Martyrs of El Salvador

When: Thursday, November 21, 2019, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: Boston College • Gasson Hall 100 • Boston

Standout and speakout: No to the Coup in Bolivia!

When: Saturday, November 16, 2019, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Where: Park Street station • red line stop • Boston

Join us for a speakout against the fascist, US-backed coup in Bolivia! As people across Latin America rise up in rejection of neoliberalism and its sponsor, US imperialism, we must denounce the fascist coup against one of the most consistently pro-people and anti-imperialist governments in the region.

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When: Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Where: Park Street Station • red line T-stop • Boston

Join us in a rally to demand the US government end its war on the people of Latin America and the Caribbean -- at Park Street Station in downtown Boston.

A US-backed coup has just been carried out in Bolivia against the socialist leader Evo Morales, the first president in the country’s history to come from the Indigenous majority. This is a historic moment and people in the United States can do our part by demanding an end to US intervention.

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Exhibition opening and ongoing: "Embroiderers of Memory": Historical memory of the women of El Salvador

When: Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 6:00 pm to Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 5:00 pm
Where: Boston University School of Theology Library • 745 Commonwealth Avenue • second floor • Boston

Take a glimpse into the plight of El Salvadorian female refugees and
their children through this exhibition of photographs and embroidered
textiles. View embroidered works by women in El Salvador seeking to
stitch themselves back together after their country was torn apart by
civil war from 1980-1989 forcing them to flee to Honduras as refugees.
The exhibition will consist of twelve colorful panels, illustrated
photographs, and historical maps of the process. Additionally,

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encuentro 5 Pena: commemoration of struggles of resistance

When: Saturday, November 9, 2019, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: encuentro 5 • 9A Hamilton Place • Boston

Hola encuentro5 community, comrades and friends. You are invited and encouraged to join us in commemoration and celebration of the Americas, Caribbean and global struggles for emancipation! The wall of resistance to economic oppression steered by capitalism, imperialism and colonialism continues to be strengthened globally by peoples’ liberation revolts! Indigenous Peoples of Chile, Honduras, and el Salvador, the People of Haiti, Dalits and workers of India, workers’ striking (warehouses, supermarkets, autoworkers and teachers) in usna (united states of north america).

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Brazil: Land, Territory and Social Movements

When: Monday, October 21, 2019, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Urbano • 29 Germania St. • in the Brewery • Jamaica Plain

featuring Altamiran Ribeiro, Regional Coordinator, Pastoral Land Commission

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Presentation by socialist-feminist congresswoman from Brazil

When: Friday, October 11, 2019, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: Nonprofit center • 89 South Street • Boston

Samia Bomfim, Congresswoman and socialist-feminist activist, is a member of the Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSOL) Brazil. .  She will talk on the situation of the women's movement in Brazil.   Hosted by DSA Internationalism, Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador and Dollars & Sense.

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Ongoing -- Cuba: An Economy Under Siege: Fall Tour with Dr. Jourdy James Heredia

When: Thursday, October 3, 2019, 3:30 pm to Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 2:30 pm
Where: Boston area • Boston

  Witness for Peace New England:  is thrilled to announce our 2019 Fall Speaking Tour, "An Economy Under Siege: Building Socialism and Solidarity with Cuba Today," featuring Cuban economist Dr. Jourdy James Heredia, subdirector of the Global Economy Research Center (CIEM) in Havana.

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Internationalist Day at e5

When: Thursday, October 10, 2019, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: encuentro 5 • 9A Hamilton Place • Boston

Compañeros y compañeras:  Please consider attending this event to celebrate our political heritage, update our struggles and support each other.  The program is put together by members of the FMLN Boston (the Salvadoran political party - former guerrilla army).  With music, poetry, videos, speeches and more, ... Che Guevara, Cuba, our martyrs and today’s internationalists.

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We want peace: Stop the Killings in Colombia!

When: Friday, September 27, 2019, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Where: Colombian Consulate in Boston • 31 St. James Avenue • #960 • Boston

In 2016, Colombia signed the Peace Accord to end a decades old civil war.  However, over 730 human rights defenders and social leaders have been murdered since the implementation of the Accord.  They are being killed at a rate of one victim every 30 hours.  The assassins are military and paramilitary trooops that act with impunity.  The Colombian government has launched many campaigns to change the image of the country and present it as a safe and fun place for all the family, indeed, a tourist paradise.  That is alie, given that Colombia is suffering from a devastating human rights crisis.

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Mexico today: talk with Javier Bravo, a representative of the MORENA Party

When: Sunday, September 15, 2019, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Meeting space • 50 Maverick Square • 2nd floor • East Boston

This is a great opportunity to hear what's happening in Mexico with the astounding election of progressive Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO), and to talk about what we can do on both sides of the border. For fellow left-electoral geeks, there's a lot to learn from AMLO and MORENA experience. See the attached flier for more information.

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