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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  • End the relationship between Dundalk F.C. and Fyffes and protect worker rights!

    Sign our petition to help workers in Costa Rica and Honduras

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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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  • 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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Latest Articles

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 […]

End the relationship between Dundalk F.C. and Fyffes and protect worker rights!

Click here to sign our petition.   Fyffes, Dundalk Football Club’s principal sponsor, has been at the centre of several shocking scandals involving labour rights violations, suppression of trade unions and abuse of workers in Honduras and Costa Rica. A 2015 report by the US Department of Labor detailed a litany of exploitative practices, ongoing labour […]

Call for Observers for the Aty Guasu

Ládio Veron, our speaker at this year’s Latin America Week events, has called for observers to come to Mato Grosso do Sul, to help support the Guarani-Kaiowá in their struggle for land rights.  CALL FOR OBSERVERS FOR THE ATY GUASU AUG 26 – AUG 31,  2017 TAKUARA, STATE OF MATO GROSSO DO SUL, BRAZIL   […]