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The Cuban Revolution at 50

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Date:
Friday, January 02, 2009
Time:
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Speaker
Organizer/Author:
San José Peace and Justice Center
Phone:
408-297-2299
Address:
48 S. Seventh St., San Jose, CA 95112
Location Details:
San José Peace and Justice Center
48 South Seventh Street
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.
Added to the calendar on Fri, Dec 26, 2008 6:45PM
§La Revolución Cubana a los 50
by San José Peace and Justice Center
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