Guest speaker Pacha Guzmán
“Building grassroots organisation from below”

A nigh in solidarity with the people in Venezuela,
A night of discussion, music, dance, poetry, nice food

At: Edinburgh Gardens, Community Hall 
(Off Brunswick St. Fitzroy North, Tram 11-Stop 20. Behind the Fitzroy Bowls Club in Melbourne)

Pacha Guzmán, a leading activist with the Venezuelan-based Ezequiel Zamora National Campesino Front (FNCEZ).

The FNCEZ is Venezuela’s largest peasant-based organisation and is a member of La Via Campesina and the Latin American Coordinator of Campesino Organisations.

The FNCEZ is also part of the Bolivar & Zamora Revolutionary Current (CRBZ), for which Guzman is a national spokesperson.

Pacha explains:
“We are men and women from a diversity of cultural and ethnic backgrounds that belong to the working people, to the poor sectors of Venezuela, who in our desire for the emancipation of the poor have come together, united behind the idea of a better world, to allow us to coordinate and unify our efforts in order to convert Popular Power and the Bolivarian Process into actions and concrete acts for everyone”.

“Venezuela from Below” Australian speaking tour, break through the lies of the mainstream media and hear about the current reality in Venezuela from the perspective of below from the grassroots social movements of workers, peasants indigenous living in Venezuela…

Drinks available, NOT BYO…
Entry: Suggested donation $5 ($10 solidarity). All funds raised going to cover costs of tour

Organise in Melbourne by: Latin America Solidarity Network (LASNET)
Supported by: Australia-Venezuela Solidarity Network, Latin America Solidarity Network (LASNET), Latin America Social Forum (Sydney), Venezuela Solidarity Campaign (Melbourne), Australians in Solidarity with Latin America (ASLA), Colombia Demands Justice Campaign, Chile Solidarity Campaign, Mujeres Latinoamericanas 3CR radio program, Australia Cuba Friendship Society (Melbourne), the Socialist Alliance, Communist Party of Australia, Maritime Union of Australia (Sydney Branch) and the Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

For more information call 0425 539 149 or email

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