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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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Cambridge-Las Flores Sister City project

When: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Amigos School • 15 Upton St • Central Sq T • Cambridge

Come  support the Cambridge-Las Flores Sister City project, April delegates and the Elder’s Center.   And share the news from the final El Salvador elections.

Eat, take a salsa lesson, dance and congregate.

Family friendly.

5:30-6:30 food and welcome,

6-7 Salsa Lesson and Performance from MetaMovements,

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Party to celebrate release of Cuban 5 hero Fernando González Llort

When: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Encuentro 5 • 9B Hamilton Place • Park St T • Boston

Next Thursday, Feb. 27th, after 15 years, 5 months and 15 days of unjust incarceration, our brother Fernando González Llort will be released from Safford federal prison after serving his entire sentence.   Come to a Party to celebrate his release!

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Introducing the Cambridge-Haiti Sister City Partnership

When: Tuesday, February 4, 2014, 1:00 pm
Where: Central Square Theater • 450 Massachusetts Ave • Central Sq T • Cambridge
We will have an evening of discussions with:

Professor Peniel Joseph * Mayor David Maher * The Cambridge-Haiti Sister City Committee

We'll also have time to meet, mingle, and discover more about this effort to connect these two communities as we:

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Sergio Reyes' birthday and fund-raising event

When: Friday, February 14, 2014, 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston St • Copley T • Boston

From Punta Arenas to Boston: 60 years of struggle 

A benefit for the Sacco and Vanzetti Commemoration Society

More info: 617-290-5614 or sreyes1@yahoo.com
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CISPES Road to Victory speaking tour

When: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 8:00 am to Monday, November 18, 2013, 4:00 pm
Where: multiple • Cambridge, East Boston, Jamaica Plain, Tufts/Medford

Come hear Israel Montano secretary general of ANDES 21 de Junio, El Salvador's teachers union

Sunday November 17:

1 PM Salvadoran Consulate 46 Bennington St East Boston 02128 (Blue Line: Maverick Station)
(Event in Spanish—informal English translation available)

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Joe Moakley's Journey from South Boston to El Salvador

When: Sunday, November 3, 2013, 6:00 am to 8:30 am
Where: Commuity Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

MARK ROBERT SCHNEIDER
“Joe Moakley's Journey from South Boston to El Salvador”
    

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The True Story of the Cuban Five

When: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 3:00 pm
Where: MIT Campus • 77 Mass. Ave. • Room 10-250 • Cambridge

Who are the Cuban Five? Why did the FBI arrest them? Why are they still in prison in the United States? What makes them national heroes in their homeland? What does their case have to do with the war on terror? And why should their story matter to Americans?

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