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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Spanish-language interview with our Latin America Week speaker Karina Flores at Radio Latina en Dublin. Click here to listen to the interview.
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.
Office Administrator Applicants should have an interest in Latin American solidarity issues and some experience of office administration / finance.