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The Cuban Revolution at 50
Date Friday January 02
Time 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
San José Peace and Justice Center
48 South Seventh Street
San Jose, CA 95112
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorSan José Peace and Justice Center
Phone408-297-2299
Address48 S. Seventh St., San Jose, CA 95112
On the 50th Anniversary of the Cuban Revolution (January 1, 1959), Gloria La Riva and Sharat G. Lin discuss its significance, its lessons, and the challenges it faces from hostile U.S. policy.

• How Cubans celebrate a 50th anniversary
• Myths and facts about Cuba today
• Cuban revolution and international solidarity
• Cuba’s healthcare system for people, not profits
• Recent developments in Cuba and response to hurricanes
• Why the U.S. blockade on Cuba must end
• The Cuban Five

Gloria La Riva has led many delegations to Cuba. She is a union and antiwar organizer, coordinator of the National Committee to Free the Cuban Five, and was the 2008 presidential candidate of the Party for Socialism and Liberation.

Sharat G. Lin is with the San José Peace and Justice Center. He writes on global political economy, labor migration, the Middle East, India, and Latin America.

Refreshments at 6:30 p.m., program begins at 7 p.m.

Donation: $5-10 (no one turned away)

Sponsored by SJPJC, Movimiento de Acion Inspirando Servicio (MAÍZ), Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), South Bay Mobilization (SBM), Healthcare for All (Silicon Valley chapter), National Committee to Free the Cuban Five.
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Added to the calendar on Friday Dec 26th, 2008 6:45 PM
§La Revolución Cubana a los 50
by San José Peace and Justice Center Friday Dec 26th, 2008 6:45 PM
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