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Justice for Berta Caceres

When: Monday, March 14, 2016, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where: JFK Federal Building • 15 Sudbury Street • near Government Center • Boston

Stand out to demand an independent and impartial investigation into the murder of Berta Caceres, Honduran indigenous and environmental rights activist, who fought to protect land and water against development/corporate interests.

Call for an end to U.S. training and aid to Honduran security forces.

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Webinar: Venezuela's Bolivarian Revolution

When: Sunday, February 28, 2016, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: webinar • online • Boston
Please circulate widely. We have a great presenters line-up. Let's make sure we have a large enough group of participants to justify their time! Feel free to replace the AfGJ masthead with your own. Also visit the Facebook page and help spread the word that way.
Chuck Kaufman
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Free film screening: "Waste Land"

When: Thursday, December 17, 2015, 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: UPandOUT • 243 Broadway • corner of Broadway & Windsor; entrance on Windsor • Cambridge

Waste LandWaste Land

[see trailer]

Showing Thursday, Dec17, in Cambridge
[please download & distribute flyer]

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Honduras Communities Under Siege: Witness for Peace Delegation Report Back

When: Saturday, October 24, 2015, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where: Connolly Library • 433 Centre St • Jamaica Plain

Massive numbers of people are leaving Honduras for the U.S. due to extreme human rights abuses, including threats and assassinations of those in the resistance, and land takeovers that make it very difficult for small farmers and indigenous communities to survive. 

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RESCHEDULED: Tom Hayden: Listen Yankee! Why Cuba Matters

When: Sunday, May 31, 2015, 8:00 am to 10:00 am
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

** Tom Hayden's talk has been postponed due to health issues **

A book tour with Tom Hayden former California State Senator and early leader of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS).

Tom Hayden will speak and read from his new book on Cuba as the U.S. changes is long-standing embargo of Cuba.


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From Copenhagen to Cancun

When: Monday, October 25, 2010, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Boston College • 140 Commonwealth Ave • Lyons Dining Hall • Chestnut Hill

Speakers at global environmental event

Interpreting Development, Sovereignty & Global Environmental Governance 

With just a month before the resumption of climate change talks in Cancun, join a dynamic panel involving leading representatives of the Global South, together with a Boston-based scholar.  They will speak to the opportunities and challenges posed by the UN discussions on Climate Change.   The questions include:

  • What are the visions and differences between the North and the South in such discussions?
  • Is economic development compatible with environmental justice?
  • How can national sovereignty issues be addressed in the context of an international environmental governance system?

Join this panel of dynamic experts as they shed light in these crucial issues.

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Report on Venezuela with Reverend Mike Clark

Rev. Mike Clark

April 27

Arlington United for Justice with Peace meeting

Rev. Mike Clark sat down with members of Arlington UJP on the evening of April 27 to educate our group about current events in Venezuela.

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Show your solidarity with the people of Cabanas - El Salvador

When: Monday, October 25, 2010, 1:30 pm
Where: 95 Mt Auburn St • Harvard Sq T • Cambridge

Jobs with Justice and CISPES will be taking action against local investors of the Pacific Rim Mining Company. The target will be The Investment Fund for Foundations (TIFF), which is the 9th largest shareholder of Pacific Rim.

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U.S. Out of Afghanistan & Iraq Now - National March on Washington

When: Saturday, March 20, 2010, 9:00 am
Where: Lafayette Park • across from the White House • Washington, DC

March 20 peace march

Peace activists will hold a march and rally in Washington March 20 targeting the Afghanistan and Iraq wars, occupation of Palestine, and calling for reparations for Haiti.   They will call for money to be directed for jobs, healthcare and education.

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Welcoming Reception for Consul General of El Salvador

When: Monday, March 22, 2010, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Cambridge City Hall • 795 Massachusetts Ave • Ackermann Room • Cambridge

 The Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES)
The Cambridge-El Salvador Sister City Committee
The Cambridge Peace Commission
and Cambridge City Councilor Marjorie Decker invite you to

A welcoming reception for José Edgardo Alemán Molina, the new Consul General
of El Salvador in New England

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Julio Cochoy - Never Give Up: My Journey from Hate to Hope

When: Tuesday, December 2, 2014, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Milton Public Library • 476 Canton Avenue • Keys Community Room • Milton

Julio Cochoy is a Maya-Ki'che human rights activist and economist from Santi Lucia, Utitlan.  A victim of the civil war in Guatamala (1960-1996) which took as many as 200,000 lives, his life's work is to ensure that the atrocities that occurred are never again repeated.

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Alliance for Prosperity: "Plan Colombia" for Central America?

When: Friday, May 8, 2015, 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: Chelsea Collaborative • 318 Broadway • Chelsea

INSIDE THE "ALLIANCE FOR PROSPERITY" -- the new $1 Billion US Aid Plan for Central America

speakers: Maria Clemencia Ramirez
Colombia Institute of Anthropology and History
"The Results of Plan Colombia"

Chris Borges -- CISPES
"What's in AfP and how we can fight it"

Speakers from Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala invited

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Watertown-El Salvador Sister City's Benefit Concert - Kallet, Epstein, and Cicone

When: Saturday, March 14, 2015, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where: First Parish of Watertown • 35 Church Street • Watertown

 Watertown-El Salvador Sister City Benefit Concert

The Watertown-El Salvador Sister City announces a benefit concert with “Kallet, Epstein and Cicone” on Saturday, March 14 at 8:00 PM at the First Parish of Watertown at 35 Church St .

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Boston Bolivarians - Two Events

When: Friday, February 27, 2015, 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Encuentro 5 • 9A Hamilton Place • Boston

Please join us to review a year of struggle in the Bolivarian Revolution. Permanent Coup.

When: February 27, 2015
Where: Encuentro5 at 9A Hamilton Place, Boston, MA 02108-4701.
Time: Starts at 6:30pm.


Presented by the Venezuelan Consul-General: Noel Martinez
Facilitators: Vanesa Matamoros and Jorge Marin

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Back Channel to Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations Between Washington and Havana

When: Thursday, February 5, 2015, 4:30 am to 8:30 am
Where: Boston University - Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies • 121 Bay State Road, Lecture Room • Registration required: • Boston


Moderator:  Susan Eckstein, Speakers:  William LeoGrande, American University; Peter Kornbluh, National Security Archive; Renata Keller.


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