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12/14 Eyewitness Trade Union Reportback from Colombia (english)
by Workers World Party - Boston
Email: WWBoston (nospam) yahoo.com
12 Dec 2002
Workers World Party Forum: Eyewitness Trade Union Reportback from Colombia From Bogata to Vieques: People's Resistance to U.S. Imperialism in Latin America! No to Plan Colombia! U.S. Navy Out of Vieques!
Workers World Party Forum:
Eyewitness Trade Union Reportback from Colombia
From Bogata to Vieques:
Peoples Resistance to U.S. Imperialism in Latin America
No to Plan Colombia! U.S. Navy Out of Vieques!
Saturday, December 14
284 Amory Street
Jamaica Plain, MA
(near Stonybrook on Orange Line)
Boston and Providence trade unionists
* Steven Gillis and Mike Shaw *
will present an eye witness report-back from the
* 3rd International Worker's Tribunal against Coca Cola *
that took place in Bogata, Colombia from Dec 5-7. The 30
member U.S. delegation was composed of human rights
activists, students, labor lawyers, solidarity activists and
Sinaltrainal - representing Colombia's National Union of
Food Industry Workers hosted the tribunal. They along with
the United Steel Workers and the International Labor Fund
have filed a case in U.S. courts accusing Coca-Cola of using
paramilitaries to intimidate and assassinate union
Longtime Puerto Rican independence activist
* Marta Rodriguez *
will speak on the Puerto Rican struggle for independence,
focusing on the peoples resistance to the U.S. Navy on the
island of Vieques.
* Sean Elder *
will give an update and analysis on the January 18
mobilization to Stop the War on Iraq in Washington, D.C.
This demonstration coincides with the Martin Luther King
anniversary weekend and the 12th anniversary of the Gulf
For more info, please call 617-983-3835.
boston (at) workers.org