[act-ma] Fri 1/30 @ 6pm: Free & Fair? Firsthand Account of Salvadoran Elections
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Wed Jan 28 14:37:11 PST 2009
Friday January 30th6pmEncuentro533 Harrison Ave, 5th Fl. Chinatown(near orange line chinatown stop)An Election Observer's Account of the First Round of the Historic 2009 Elections in El Salvador.Join us for the latest news and analysis on the electoral struggle taking place in the heart of the United States' own "backyard." The revolutionary leftist party Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN) won unprecedented gains in the local and legislative elections earlier this month, and is within striking distance of taking the presidency in March. For two weeks in January, Lisa Fuller met with FMLN party leaders, leftist social movement leaders, and was stationed in the historic department of Chalatenango on election day. In her presentation Lisa will cover:*Analysis of the electoral results*Right-wing maneuvering to steal the elections*Will there be an FMLN president in March?*What will the Salvadoran right and the US government do if there is a democratic revolution in El Salvador?*How you can support a leftist victory in 2009!For directions to this event, more information on this event and information on other upcoming events, please contact:Boston Committee In Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES) @ tel: 617.576.1709 / email: boscispes at speakeasy.net2161 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02140 ------ End of Forwarded Message
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