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

    Whether you are travelling to the region, or just looking to build your language skills, LASC Latin American Spanish Classes are made for you!

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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

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.

Latin Ireland: Near FM Podcast

        LASC’s radio show focuses on the Latin American community in Ireland. Interviewees discuss their experiences of settling in Ireland and address some stereotypes. Supported by Irish Aid. Click here to listen.

Blog: Brazil’s Black Genocide

With over 60,000 homicides a year, Brazil is facing a crisis that overwhelmingly impacts poor, young, black men.