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Cuba: People's Victory, US Policy, Impact on Socialism

When: Monday, January 12, 2015, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: national conference call
Cuba: People's Victory, US Policy, Impact on Socialism

with Lisa Brock and Cliff Durand
 

CCDS Peace and Solidarity Committee is hosting a webex/teleconference on US/Cuban relations on Monday, January 12, 9-10:30 pm, Eastern Standard Time.  CCDS members and all friends of peace and Cuba are urged to attend.  Call-in information is below.

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Protest Killing of Mexican Student Teachers in Ayotzinapa

When: Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 12:00 pm
Where: Mexican Consulate • 55 Franklin St • Downtown Crossing T • Boston

Vigil and protest at the Mexican Consulate in downtown Boston. This Wednesday, Massachusetts residents of Mexican origin and their allies will call attention to an atrocity involving the Mexican government, gangs, police and the military.

The vigil at dusk will feature photos of the disappeared; these will be illuminated by flashlights held by attendees.

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A week of Salvadoran Solidarity

When: Thursday, October 23, 2014, 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: Cambridge Senior Center • 806 Mass. Ave. (Central Sq T stop) • Cambridge

Saturday, October 18 - Thursday, October 23, 2014

A Week of Salvadoran Solidarity
with San José Las Flores Mayor Felipe Tobar
and Council President Douglas Serrano

Thursday, October 23, 6:30-8:30
Cambridge Senior Center, 806 Mass. Ave. (Central Sq stop)

CROSSING BORDERS: ORGANIZING IN EL SALVADOR AND THE U.S.

How US foreign policy created the immigration crisis

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A week of Salvadoran Solidarity

When: Saturday, October 18, 2014, 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: Cambridge Co-Housing • 175 Richdale Ave (Porter Square T stop) • Cambridge

Saturday, October 18 - Thursday, October 23, 2014

A Week of Salvadoran Solidarity
with San José Las Flores Mayor Felipe Tobar
and Council President Douglas Serrano

Saturday, October 18, 6:30-8:30 PM
Cambridge Co-Housing, 175 Richdale Ave (closest – Porter Sq. T)

REPORT BACK FROM SAN JOSÉ LAS FLORES

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The Immigration Crisis: Has US Foreign Policy Created It? What Can We Do About It?

When: Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: encuentro 5 • 9A Hamilton Place • Park St T • Boston

Immigrant childrenA forum cosponsored by United for Justice with Peace and Massachusetts Trust Act Coalition

Featuring Prof. Aviva Chomsky, author of Undocumented, How Immigration Became Illegal (2014)

Gabriel Camacho, of Massachusetts Trust Act Coalition and American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)

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The Professor & the President: Who’s the Bully?

Pastors for Peace Send-off

When: Wednesday, July 9, 2014, 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: First Baptist Church • 633 Centre St • across from JP post office • Jamaica Plain

25th Friendshipment Caravan to Cuba

Report back on “5 Days for the Cuban 5 in Washington, DC” June 4-10 by members of the International Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban 5

Caravan Speaker: Dr. Tom Whitney, Let Cuba Live, Maine

Light Refreshments & Entertainment

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Commemoration of the Independence of Venezuela

When: Monday, July 7, 2014, 8:30 am to 11:00 am
Where: Boston City Hall • 1 City Hall Square • 5th Floor • Boston

 The Consulate General of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in Boston

Requests the pleasure of your company for the 203rd Commemoration of the

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El Salvador: 2nd Round Election Report with special update on Venezuela

When: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: MIT Campus, Building 4 Room 149 • 77 Mass. Ave. • Kendall T • Cambridge

 Why was the March vote so close—how did the FMLN win?

What are the goals of the new government?

What is the strategy of the right-wing after defeat? Where does the US stand?

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El Salvador: 2nd Round Election Report with special update on Venezuela

When: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: M.I.T Building 4 Room 149 • 77 Mass Ave • Cambridge
  • Why was the March vote so close—how did the FMLN win?
  • What are the goals of the new government?
  • What is the strategy of the right-wing after defeat?
  • Where does the US stand?

Analysis with slide presentation: Luis Ramos & David Grosser—members CISPES 2nd round observer delegation

 

Ana Marina Vaquerano—Greetings from Boston FMLN

 

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Congressman Joe Moakley and El Salvador

When: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: encuentro 5 • 9B Hamilton Place, Suite 2A • across from Park Street T • Boston

Joe Moakley's JourneyCongressman Joe Moakley and El Salvador 

April 10 Boston DSA meeting - Rescheduled from Snowed-Out Event

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Boston Venezuela Support Rally 3/22/2014

RALLY US Hands of Venezuela

When: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 10:00 am
Where: Park Street MBTA Station • Tremont & Park Streets • Boston

Support Democracy! Hands off Venezuela! 

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Salvadoran Democracy Surges with ex-Guerrillas’ Election

President-elect Salvador Sánchez Cerén’s victory in El Salvador’s tightly contested election last week is an important milestone in democratization of El Salvador. It is also another chapter in the remaking of Latin America, from the bottom - led by poor, rural, and indigenous people.

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No Middle Road on Venezuela: Recommendations for the U.S. Left

Suren MoodliarFor those of us inspired by mass mobilizations in Egypt's Tahrir Square, Turkey's Gezi Park, Greece's Syntagma Square, Spain's Plaza del Sol, and even our "own" Zuccotti Park, it is easy for protests in Venezuela to evoke the same emotions.

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