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 Week 2018

    Latin America Week is here! The theme for this year is "Defending Land - Defending Life", with a whole host of public events and talks from some of Latin America's foremost activists planned for the week.

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  • Latin America Spanish Classes

    Registration for LASC's Latin American Spanish classes is now open! Whether you are travelling to the region, or just looking to build your language skills, you can sign up below.

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  • Follow the LASC Blog

    The LASC Blog is a great resource for views and opinions on current affairs throughout Latin America from talented writers in Ireland and throughout the region.

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Latest Articles

Blog: Marielle Presente!

The response to a politician’s murder may be a turning point in finding a way out of Rio’s crisis. Republished with permission from Americas Quarterly.

Blog: No More: Ni Una Menos and the Fight against Machismo

In honour of International Women’s Day, LASC looks at one of the most dynamic social movements in Latin America today – NiUnaMenos – and the culture of machismo it is fighting against.

News: LASC is Looking for an Administrator! (CE Scheme)

Office Administrator Applicants should have an interest in Latin American solidarity issues and some experience of office administration / finance.

Blog: Guilty Until Proven Innocent: The Lula Conviction and the Unravelling of Brazilian Democracy

Partisan judges, a lack of evidence, and a right-wing government on the offensive: the ingredients of Lula’s recent trial highlight a worrying undemocratic trend in Brazil.

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.

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.