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

News: LASC Radio Interview on Honduran Election

On 31st December 2017, LASC Coordinator Chris O’Connell spoke to Near FM’s Global Solidarity programme on the escalation of post-election violence and police brutality in Honduras. Be sure to listen to the show by following the link below, and stay tuned for more updates on the situation in Honduras as it unfolds. Click here to […]

Guest Blog: Insult to Injury

The 2009 conviction of Alberto Fujimori, Peru’s autocratic former president, on multiple counts of crimes against humanity was widely seen as a major blow against impunity in the embattled country. Now, nearly nine years later, shady dealings in the Peruvian Congress threaten to completely subvert the course of justice. By Rocío Silva Santisteban   When […]

Guest Blog: Venezuela Behind the Headlines

The coverage of Venezuela’s ongoing crisis often tells a single story of repression and despair. However, looking beyond the headlines to the reality on the ground reveals a much more complex reality. By Betty Purcell Venezuela is a beautiful, sunny country, with some of the friendliest people I have ever met. But it is also […]

News: Timeline of events in Honduras

    LASC is extremely concerned by the escalating violence in Honduras since elections were held on 26th November 2017, and particularly condemns the use of violence against peaceful protesters and the many irregularities that marred this election. Below you can find a timeline of events, which we have compiled after consulting with news sources […]

Blog: Out of the Fields and into the Streets

In Ecuador, organisations like FECAOL are standing at the frontlines of a battle between peasant communities and multinational agribusinesses. By FECAOL (National Campesino Movement) A coalition of rural movements in Ecuador will take to the streets in large numbers on Wednesday, December 20th to protest a range of measures they feel represent the current government’s betrayal of campesino […]

News: 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 […]