Latin America Solidarity Centre

  • About Us

    We are individuals who share a passion for real social change in Latin America and Ireland.

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  • Latin American Development Issues Course

    Improve your knowledge and understanding of Latin America with this participative course

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  • LASC in the News

    Read about the struggle of Ládio Veron and the Guarani Kaiowá, by LASC member Eimhin O'Reilly. Originally published by NACLA.

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  • Help Protect Human Rights in Honduras

    Sign our petition to the Honduran Ambassador condemning massive human rights abuses

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Latest Articles

Stop Human Rights Violations in Honduras!

    Click here to sign our petition.   Please join our call to the Honduran Ambassador in London to stop the attacks on civilians protesting against the conduct of the state during last week’s presidential elections. The Honduran Government has imposed a state of national emergency, restricting basic civil rights, authorising the use of […]

After the Quake

Eimhin O’Reilly For the 21 million capitalinos living in Greater Mexico City, earthquakes are nothing new. In fact, when a devastating temblor rocked the city one month ago, people all over the country had just finished their annual, state-mandated evacuation drills – a relic of the massive, 8.0 earthquake that claimed the lives of 10,000 […]

Colombia Faces Challenge to Build Peace, Without Sacrificing its Famed Biodiversity

Colombia Faces Challenge to Build Peace, Without Sacrificing its Famed Biodiversity Ondrej Prosicky / shutterstock By Jane Feeney   Colombia is the second most biodiverse country in the world, as measured by species richness. But over the past half century it has also been home to a brutal civil war, inflicting death and displacement on its […]

From the Archives: Joining the Dots

On the occasion of the third anniversary of the Ayotzinapa disappearances, LASC is republishing this piece by Liam Bradsha, who has spent the last six years in the southern state of Chiapas, working closely with local community groups. By Liam Bradshaw “The horror has a name and its name is Ayotzinapa.’ (SCI Galeano) On September […]

Job Opportunities (CE Scheme): Administrator and Outreach and Membership Development Officer

  Two CE Scheme positions: Administration Worker Applicants should have an interest in Latin American solidarity issues and some experience of office administration / finance.  Duties to include:  Financial: -Recording petty cash transactions and maintaining petty cash float -Issuing and payment of invoices -Recording LASC income and expenditure on a monthly basis -Supporting LASC with […]

By the Wayside

By Eimhin O’Reilly Throughout May, indigenous protestors armed with spears, bows and arrows rallied against planned legislation put forward by Michel Temer’s interim conservative government to strip the National Indian Foundation (FUNAI) of the power to determine indigenous territories. In the streets of Brasília, protesters faced the tear gas and rubber bullets of Brasília’s riot police. The […]