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Date Wednesday March 22
Time 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location Details
Wednesday, March 22: Berkeley, CA
1:00 to 3:00 pm: University of California Berkeley
3335 Dwinelle Hall (office wing, level C)
Event Type Teach-In
The U.S. Hands Off Venezuela Campaign invites you to hear Luis Primo, a central leader of the Venezuelan National Union of Workers (UNT), the new labor federation in Venezuela which has replaced its corrupt predecessor which supported the U.S.-backed attempted coup against President Chavez. Luis Primo will address the antiwar rally on Saturday, March 18 and will speak at VARIOUS public meetings in the Bay Area during March.

Currently, Primo is a Regional Coordinator for the UNT (Caracas-Miranda). He organizes for the UNT on the national level, and works with the Ministry of Labor on the Committee for Recovered Factories. Primo will be running for the National Leadership of the UNT at its upcoming congress this spring.

The US HOV Campaign is organized around the principle that the people of Venezuela should be able to determine their own destiny, without the interference of foreign governments, particularly the U.S. government. We have organized numerous educational events to inform people in this country about the important events unfolding in Venezuela so that people here can have an informed position. Without the truth, people are in no position to act.

Saturday, March 25: San Jose, CA
12:00 noon: screening of "Venezuela Bolivariana"
1:30 pm: Luis Primo speaks
Both events to be held at SEIU 715 Hall
2302 Zanker Rd. in San Jose

Saturday, March 25, San Francisco, CA
7 pm
ILWU Local 34 Hall, 4 Berry St., San Francisco
(Located next door to SBC Park. - Take MUNI N line toward SBC Park.)
Admission: $5, $3 seniors, unemployed, and students

To cover this event or arrange an interview call 415-786-1680, 651-373-7609 or email *(Please list on event calendars)
Added to the calendar on Monday Mar 20th, 2006 11:46 AM
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