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Film: "All Guantanamo is Ours"

When: Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 6:45 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Brookline Public Library • 31 Pleasant Street • Coolidge Corner • Brookline

Celebrate July 26 the date marking the start of the Cuban Revolution with
 “All Guantanamo is Ours”

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People's Resistance to the Venezuelan Food Crisis

When: Saturday, July 30, 2016, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: encuentro 5 • 9A Hamilton Place • (near Park Street Red Line T) • Boston

The People’s Resistance to the Venezuelan Food Crisis

Report back and report from the trenches

At Encuentro 5 – 9A Hamilton Place, Boston, MA (Park Street T station)
Saturday, July 30, 2016 – 4PM – 6PM


Maria Sanchez, report back by a Maine resident who visited Venezuela recently to witness the efforts being made in alternative agriculture.

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Send off Party for El Salvador delegation

When: Thursday, June 30, 2016, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: David Rohrlich's house • 18 Arborway • Jamaica Plain


Thursday June 30 6:30-9pm

At the house of David Rohrlich 18 Arborway Jamaica Plain

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Celebration of Latin American Independence

When: Saturday, July 9, 2016, 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Where: encuentro 5 • 9A Hamilton Place • Boston


Please join the Encuentro 5 Community and friends in the Peña celebration of Latin America Independence/únete a la Comunidad y amigos de Encuentro 5 en la Peña: Celebración en solidaridad con la independencia Latinoamérica
On Saturday, July 9, 2016 7:pm - 11:pm/el sabado, 9 de julio del 2016 7:pm-11:pm
9A Hamilton Place (across from Park St. Green and Redline Train stations)

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International Day of Solidarity with Oaxaca Teachers

When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Mexican Consulate • 55 Franklin Street • Boston

International Day Of Solidarity With Teachers of Oaxaca

Boston Demonstration, Wednesday, June 29, 2016

4:00 PM Outside the Mexican Consulate


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Reportback from Venezuela - The Bolivarian Revolution Today

When: Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Center for Marxist Education • 550 Mass. Ave. • 2nd floor • Cambridge

*Venezuela - The Bolivarian Revolution Today*
Tuesday, June 21st - 7:00pm

presentation by Jorge Marin, Boston Bolivarians

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Dangerous Journeys: US-sponsored border militarization in Central America

When: Friday, May 20, 2016, 5:15 pm to 7:15 pm
Where: Motherhouse Srs of St. Joseph • 637 Cambridge St. • Brighton

Dangerous Journeys" How US-sponsored border militarization in Central America is fueling a human rights crisis

Featuring Moises Gomez, professor and researcher at the Central American University (UCA) and part of the Jesuit Migration Network El Salvador.

sponsored by Boston CISPES (Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador)

857 928 5458,

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Film: "Mi Amigo Hugo" (Chavez) by Oliver Stone

When: Thursday, April 21, 2016, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: encuentro 5 • 9A Hamilton Place • (near Park St. Red Line T) • Boston

Showing of the film “Mi Amigo Hugo” by Oliver Stone.Thu. Apr 21st | 6 pm | Encuentro5

9A Hamilton Place, Boston, Across from Park St. T Station, next to Orpheum Theater

Introduction of Venezuela Solidarity Committee. Meet its members.

Showing of the film “Mi Amigo Hugo” by Oliver Stone.

About the film:

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Venezuela Solidarity Committee Launched in Boston

Venezuela Solidarity Committee Launched in Boston

Boston-area activists founded the Venezuela Solidarity Committee on March 5, 2016 at a meeting at Encuentro 5 in downtown Boston.  The new group will support self-determination and the rights of all historically oppressed peoples in Venezuela and oppose any form of US intervention.  In addition to serving as a media resource, activities will include education, lobbying, sister-city programs and campaigns such as supporting the Citizens Energy Oil Heat Program in Massachusetts.

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Justice for Berta Caceres

When: Monday, March 14, 2016, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where: JFK Federal Building • 15 Sudbury Street • near Government Center • Boston

Stand out to demand an independent and impartial investigation into the murder of Berta Caceres, Honduran indigenous and environmental rights activist, who fought to protect land and water against development/corporate interests.

Call for an end to U.S. training and aid to Honduran security forces.

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Webinar: Venezuela's Bolivarian Revolution

When: Sunday, February 28, 2016, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: webinar • online • Boston
Please circulate widely. We have a great presenters line-up. Let's make sure we have a large enough group of participants to justify their time! Feel free to replace the AfGJ masthead with your own. Also visit the Facebook page and help spread the word that way.
Chuck Kaufman
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Free film screening: "Waste Land"

When: Thursday, December 17, 2015, 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: UPandOUT • 243 Broadway • corner of Broadway & Windsor; entrance on Windsor • Cambridge

Waste LandWaste Land

[see trailer]

Showing Thursday, Dec17, in Cambridge
[please download & distribute flyer]

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Honduras Communities Under Siege: Witness for Peace Delegation Report Back

When: Saturday, October 24, 2015, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where: Connolly Library • 433 Centre St • Jamaica Plain

Massive numbers of people are leaving Honduras for the U.S. due to extreme human rights abuses, including threats and assassinations of those in the resistance, and land takeovers that make it very difficult for small farmers and indigenous communities to survive. 

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RESCHEDULED: Tom Hayden: Listen Yankee! Why Cuba Matters

When: Sunday, May 31, 2015, 8:00 am to 10:00 am
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

** Tom Hayden's talk has been postponed due to health issues **

A book tour with Tom Hayden former California State Senator and early leader of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS).

Tom Hayden will speak and read from his new book on Cuba as the U.S. changes is long-standing embargo of Cuba.


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From Copenhagen to Cancun

When: Monday, October 25, 2010, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Boston College • 140 Commonwealth Ave • Lyons Dining Hall • Chestnut Hill

Speakers at global environmental event

Interpreting Development, Sovereignty & Global Environmental Governance 

With just a month before the resumption of climate change talks in Cancun, join a dynamic panel involving leading representatives of the Global South, together with a Boston-based scholar.  They will speak to the opportunities and challenges posed by the UN discussions on Climate Change.   The questions include:

  • What are the visions and differences between the North and the South in such discussions?
  • Is economic development compatible with environmental justice?
  • How can national sovereignty issues be addressed in the context of an international environmental governance system?

Join this panel of dynamic experts as they shed light in these crucial issues.

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