[act-ma] 8/7 THU @ 6PM--Direct from the Salvadoran struggle: DELEGATION REPORT BACK

boscispes at speakeasy.net boscispes at speakeasy.net
Mon Aug 4 12:43:59 PDT 2008

The historic revolutionary leftist party may sweep the Salvadoran right-wing out
of power in 2009.   With the right-wing in disarray, the sense of hope and change
is palpable in El Salvador. Nonetheless, the Salvadoran right's greatest
ally--the U.S. government--remains poised to protect one of its last strongholds
in Latin America.

With the elections just a few months away come and hear how the powerful
Salvadoran movement--and the U.S. government--are gearing up for these crucial

Thursday August 7 @ 6pm

Symposium Books: (near Kenmore T stop)
526 Commonwealth Ave, Boston   02215

Accounts from meetings with:

--Political prisoners

--Revolutionary student organizers

--U.S. Ambassador Charles Glazer

Laura Embree-Lowry traveled to El Salvador as part of a fact-finding delegation,
to gather information on potential fraud, political violence andelectoral
manipulation during this critical pre-elections period.   She met with historic
ex-guerillas who are now leaders of the leftist opposition party Farabundo Marti
Front for National Liberation (FMLN), recently released political prisoners,
Salvadoran electoral experts, and participated in a heated meeting with U.S.
Ambassador Charles Glazer.  She also visited community clinics and youth centers
in FMLN-controlled municipalities, where the FMLN vision for a better, healthier
El Salvador has become a reality.

Come hear her experiences and join in a discussion about how you can  be part of
this critical moment in Salvadoran history that may shake the status quo of our

For more information, contact:

2161 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02140

tel: 617.576.1709
email: boscispes at speakeasy.net

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