The event is at Unite House, 128 Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8TN. It s open to all those who defend social justice & democracy in Venezuela against anti-democratic, violent attacks from extreme right-wing forces. It’s hosted by Unite the Union & organised by the Venezuela Solidarity Campaign. It is essential to pre-register here.
The meeting will kick off over a month of events organised by the VSC and supported by Thompsons Solicitors telling the truth about Venezuela, including a series of Eyewitness: What’s Really Going on in Venezuela? plus No More Pinochets in Latin America – No to Extreme Right Wing Coup Plotters in Venezuela & other events across the country, culminating with VSC’s major conference in London on May 10:
· Monday March 24, South London: Hands off Latin America! two short films and Q and A. South London VSC event with other solidarity groups. Speakers include VSC Secretary & co-author of Right-Wing Politics in the New Latin America Dr. Francisco Dominguez. 6.30pm – 9.00pm, Goldsmiths University, SE14 6NW. Info here
· Tuesday April 1, Central London: Eyewitness: What’s Really Happening in Venezuela? VSC meeting with Ewan Robertson, a journalist who works in Venezuela. He will give an in-depth update on his experiences living in Venezuela & current developments. 6.30pm. the Discus, Unite House, 128 Theobalds Rd, WC1X 8TN. Register & info here
· Monday April 7, Leeds: Meeting with Ewan Robertson & VSC Chair Colin Burgon. 6pm at Yorkshire & the Humber TUC, 33 Park Place Leeds LS1 2RY
· Tuesday April 8, Shipley: Meeting with Ewan Robertson. 7.30pm, Kirkgate Centre, Shipley, Yorkshire, BD18 3EH.Hosted by Viva Bradford! (5 minutes from Shipley Rail Station, 2 minutes from Shipley bus station & Market Square.)
· Friday April 11, TUC Black Workers’ Conference: Joint Venezuela Solidarity Campaign – Cuba Solidarity Campaign solidarity fringe meeting for delegates. Speakers include Alvaro Sanchez of the Venezuelan Embassy. 5.30pm/End of session at Thompsons Suite, Congress House.
· Monday April 14, STUC: Joint SVSC & others lunchtime Latin America fringe meeting with speakers including Ewan Robertson.
· Friday April 18, Edinburgh: Public meeting with Ewan Robertson, venue tbc.
· Wednesday April 23, North London: Public meeting with George Galloway MP & Dr. Francisco Dominguez. 7.00pm (doors 6.30pm) at the Marx Memorial Library, 37a Clerkenwell Green, London, EC1R 0DU. Facebook event here & register here
· Tuesday April 29, Birmingham: Public meeting with Dr.Francisco Dominguez. 7pm. venue tbc.
· Monday May 12, Brighton: Local meeting with VSC National Co-ordinator Matt Willgress. More details tbc.
· Saturday May 10, National Conference: Hugo Chavez’s Legacy & the Ongoing Transformation of Venezuela with special guests include Alvaro Sanchez, H.E. Esther Armentreros, Cuban Ambassador, H.E. Alicia Castro, Argentinian Ambassador, Guissell Morales-Echaverry, Nicaraguan Embassy plus many more. 10.00am – 5.00pm, University of London Union, Malet Street, WC1E 7HY. Register & info here
This article was originally posted by the Venezuela Solidarity Campaign here.