Latin America Solidarity Centre

Amal Abordán Bernal

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Latin America in the Spanish Classroom

On Friday, LASC were down at the Teachers Club in Dublin City Centre, leading a workshop on how to introduce Latin American developmental issues into secondary school Spanish classrooms. With a group of secondary school Spanish teachers from around the country we facilitated an interactive discussion of what Development Education is, and how it could […]

News: 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.  

Blog: 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 […]

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Latin America in the Spanish Classroom

On Friday, LASC were down at the Teachers Club in Dublin City Centre, leading a workshop on how to introduce Latin American developmental issues into secondary school Spanish classrooms. With a group of secondary school Spanish teachers from around the country we facilitated an interactive discussion of what Development Education is, and how it could […]

LASC Statement: Nicaragua in Crisis

Statement in English (Spanish translation below): LASC, as an organisation with a mission to expose injustice in Ireland and Latin America and to stand in solidarity with the people of Latin America who are resisting oppression and are struggling to create a fair and inclusive society, shares the concerns of many of our members in […]

Women Human Rights and Environmental Defenders

Did you miss Latinx – Irish Fiesta? Take a look of LASC exhibition on Women Human Rights and Environmental Defenders here, in our web site.          

Opportunity: Communications Officer Role through CE Scheme

  The Latin America Solidarity Centre is a social justice organisation with a focus on development and human rights issues in Latin America. We run educational and cultural events, development education courses, and some campaigns, mostly in Dublin.  As a small organisation with a tight budget, we’re looking for staff through the CE Scheme.  This role would suit someone who wants […]

Fundraising needs voices, LASC needs you!

We are delighted to invite you to our fundraising event which will take place on Friday 14th September in Jigsaw. There will be live music, a DJ and dancing, some refreshments, an exhibition on women human rights and environmental defenders, and a stall with information about LASC. Who are we? The Latin America Solidarity Centre […]

Earth Matters: Gustavo Castro

During our Latin American Week 2018, LASC’s friend Lynda Sullivan interviewed Mexican environmental campaigner Gustavo Castro, Coordinator of Friends of the Earth Mexico and founder of Otros Mundos. Castro spoke about the consequences of Free Trade Agreements and international investments in Latin America, such as water and energy privatization, and the impacts on indigenous and […]

Guest Blog: Dirty Water, Endless Thirst

The threats and impacts of mining, from Peru to Northern Ireland.

On the streets we teach how to defend our lands and our rights in Honduras

  Spanish-language interview with our Latin America Week speaker Karina Flores at Radio Latina en Dublin. Click here to listen to the interview.  

Podcast: Like father like son: The Veron family and the Guarani Kaiowa struggle

            LASC radio show featuring an interview with Latin America Week 2017 speaker Ládio Veron discussing his family’s struggles to access the ancestral lands of the indigenous Guarani-Kaiowa.   Click here to listen to the podcast.