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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  • 17th Irish Latin America Film Festival / Ceiliúrann Féile Scannán Mheiriceá Laidineach 2017

    Running in Dublin on 25-26 April, and in Birr on 2-3 May

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  • LASC Radio: The Irish-Latin American Connection

    With Dublin’s NearFM, a series of radio programmes exploring the deep links connecting Ireland with Latin America.

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  • LAW 2017: Building generations of environmental defenders

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Latest Articles

Focus América: Building Bridges (and Escalators) – How Colombia is Re-Inventing the City (Part 2)

By Eimhin O’Reilly A bright red cable car floats delicately in the air, steadily climbing the slopes of an Andean valley. It sweeps past three immense black boulders perched on the hillside, housing a state-of-the art library and surrounded by verdant parkland. In the city below, children and adults alike play in the Zen-inspired Barefoot Park. […]

Solidarity with Francisco Ramirez Cuellar – Colombia

Trade union activist and lawyer Francisco Ramírez cuellar needs protection.

Ladio Veron’s journey through Europe denouncing the suffering of the Guarani-Kaiowá indigenous community

By Chris O’Connell and Thais Mantovani Ladio Veron is chief of the Takuara community, leader of the ATY GUAÇU – general assembly of the Guarani-Kaiowá – and the spokesman of the Guarani-Kaiowá on this journey on European soil. He is a history professor, graduated from the Federal University of the Great Dourados, but he lives […]

Focus Ámerica: Carrot and Stick – How Colombia is Re-Inventing the City (Part 1)

By Eimhin O’Reilly   While Colombia’s place in the headlines in recent months has been dominated by the halting efforts towards a definitive end to their lengthy civil war, behind the scenes the country has been undergoing a quiet renaissance. Slowly but surely, its cities have been reclaiming a sense of national pride that seemed […]

Message from President Michael D. Higgins

On the occasion of  LASC 20th Anniversary, President Michael D. Higgins has sent us a message congratulating LASC for our work.  

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17th Irish Latin American Film Festival 2017 / Féile Scannán Mheiriceá Laidineach 2017

Ceiliúrann Féile Scannán Mheiriceá Laidineach an ilchríoch an athuair trí scannáin, trí ghearrthóga agus trí scannáin faisnéise. Taispeánfar iad seo i mBaile Átha Cliath agus rachaidh siad ar camchuairt ina dhiaidh sin go Biorra.  Eagraítear an Fhéile i nGaeilge, teanga dúchais na hÉireann. I gcomhthéacs an éitis sin, aithnítear teangacha na mbundúchasach i gCríocha Mheiriceá. […]