Wednesday, September 03, 2008
Gloria La Riva will speak on "Revolutionary Movements and U.S. Intervention in Latin America" on Sunday, September 7, 2008, at 7pm at 909 12th Street in Sacramento.News Advisory: For Immediate Release September 3, 2008 Contact: Maggie Coulter, 916-448-7157; sacpeace [at] dcn.org, http://www.sacpeace.org Gloria La Riva Will Discuss Revolutionary Movements in Latin America Gloria LaRiva will speak on "Revolutionary Movements and U.S. Intervention in Latin America" on Sunday, September 7, 2008, at 7pm at 909 12th Street in Sacramento. A longtime union activist and recent presidential candidate, La Riva has visited Venezuela several times to witness and report on the revolutionary process there, including meeting with Hugo Chavez. In July, she traveled to Bolivia with Ramsey Clark for a conference in solidarity with the presidency of Evo Morales, whom she met while there. She has traveled extensively to and written about Cuba for many years. La Riva has 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 produced the documentary videos NATO Targets, Workers' Democracy in Cuba (1996), Genocide by Sanctions: The case of Iraq (1998) and Let Iraq Live! The event is sponsored by Sacramento Area Peace Action, the Central America Action Committee, and the Peace & Freedom Party. For more information, contact 916-448-7157; sacpeace [at] dcn.org, http://www.sacpeace.org.
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