We hope you are all well. Our March e-news will inform you about our activities, as well as the latest information related to Latin America.
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¡Eres y estás! (Joel Linares Moreno)
> Un poema del libro 'La Pared Del Barrio: Poemas Escritos Entre Dos Eneros' (Autor: Joel Linares Moreno)
You Are and You’re Here! (Joel Linares Moreno)
> A poem from the book 'The Wall of the Barrio: Poems Written Between Two Januarys' (Author: Joel Linares Moreno)
Monday 3 March 2014, by Pablo Navarrete - www.alborada.net
Why are cleaners at SOAS going on strike this week?
The cleaners at SOAS have been struggling for an end to the systematic discrimination suffered at work. After 4 years of being ignored and having exhausted all possible channels to get ISS (the outsourcing company) and SOAS to even negotiate with the cleaners, they were left with no option but to initiate the legal procedure to go on strike.
Salsa Na' Ma' Vol 1 - Various Artists - February 2014
> Selected by Alborada.net
[Rory Carroll was the Latin American correspondent for the British newspaper the Guardian between 2006-2012. During that time he consistently misrepresented events in Venezuela under the Chavez government. Below is a list of articles that explore Carroll's distorted reporting.]
**Thanks to everyone that came! Links to photos/videos of and articles about the event below:
By Latinos in London UK
By Comunidad Chile Reino Unido
Documental sobre el movimiento estudiantil chileno y la música de Yuri Betancourt se tomaron la tarde en Londres
[The slant of the Venezuelan private media and the international media on what is happening in Venezuela is clear: the government is responsible for the violence. However, there is considerable evidence that shows that the violence, including that of unidentified motorcyclists against the demonstrators, is being carried out by the opposition.]
[Just as in 2002, radicals have forgotten that the people they must convince are Venezuelan voters, not international opinion. There can be no short cut to replacing a movement and government that is genuinely popular. Attempting to induce regime overthrow is unnecessary when the option of a recall referendum is available, and it is irresponsible when the outcome of violent change will only be a cycle of violent revenge. Finally, journalists have yet to learn that authoritative reporting requires fact-based accounts, not recycled and unchecked tweets from Twitter – a mechanism that can be used to promote delusion as well as democracy.]