Wednesday, August 20, 2008
Gloria La Riva to Speak on U.S. Intervention and Revolutionary Movements in Latin America on September 7, 7 p.m.
by Dan Bacher Gloria La Riva, union activist and presidential candidate, will discuss U.S. Intervention and Revolutionary Movements in Latin America on September 7, 7pm at 909 12th St. in Sacramento. She has visited Venezuela several times to report on the revolutionary process there, including meeting with Hugo Chavez. In July, she traveled to Bolivia with Ramsey Clark and Cynthia McKinney for a conference in solidarity with the presidency of Evo Morales, whom she met with while there. She has also travel extensively to and written about Cuba for many years. La Riva has also been the director of the National Committee to Free the Cuban Five and president of the typographical sector of the Northern California Media Workers Union.[ She also translated Fidel Castro's book, Cuba at the Crossroads (1997), and produced the documentary videos NATO Targets, Workers' Democracy in Cuba (1996), Genocide by Sanctions: The case of Iraq (1998) and Let Iraq Live! This promises to be a timely, fascinating talk about the dramatic political, social, economic and social changes that are taking place in Latin America. For more information, contact 916-448-7157, sacpeace [at] dcn.org, or http://www.sacpeace.org
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