Latin America Solidarity Centre

Amal Abordán Bernal

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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.          

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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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.

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.

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.

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.