Latin America Solidarity Centre
This page is designed to give the reader an overview of the background to Ireland’s complicity in human rights abuses in Colombia surrounding the notorious Cerrejón coal mine. Ireland’s semi-state electricity company, the ESB, purchases Cerrejón coal for energy production in its Moneypoint power plant. Furthermore, Cerrejón’s sales branch, the Coal Marketing Company (CMC), has […]
-THE NEW BEGINNING DATE OF THE COURSE IS NEXT TUESDAY, 28TH OF JAN- LASC is so pleased to announce one more year the Latin America Development Issues Course This is a lively and participative course open to people with any kind of interest in Latin America. The course gives participants insight into the […]
By Jean Somers Ireland and Latin America: Deep roots While LASC is marking its 20th anniversary this year, links between Ireland and Latin America have a much longer history, some dating back 200 years to the Latin American wars of independence. A recent conference, “Irish-Latin American Solidarity in the Context of the 1916 Rising” organised […]
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