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Guatemalan Indigenous Speakers Tuesday Feb 18th 7PM at USC

LA LUCHA SIGUE /THE STRUGGLE CONTINUES
TUESDAY Feb 18th 7PM
University of SC, Close-Hipp Building Room, Room 351
CLHIPP 351 located at 1705 College Street, Campus Map: https://www.sc.edu/visit/map/
Featuring Guatemalan indigenous speakers…

Elodia Castillo Vasquez
Indigenous Mayan Ch’orti’ Leader
President of COMUNDICH
(Coordinadora de Asociaciones y Comunidades para el Desarrollo Integral del Pueblo Ch’orti’ – Network of Associations and Communities for Integral Development for the Ch’orti’ People)
Speaking on her work to recover ancestral territory under the threats of a militarized state and the recent state of siege in Guatemala.

Roderico Y. Diaz
Maya Kaqchikel photojournalist based in NC. rodediaz.com  Speaking on the current political situation in Guatemala under the US policy, Alliance for Prosperity and the US “third safe country” agreement with Guatemala through a presentation of his photography.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
FOOD/REFRESHMENTS 6:30PM
Parking in Close-Hipp Garage, Top Level

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Sponsored by
Consortium for Latino Immigration Studies (USC)
Carolina Peace Resource Center
Witness for Peace Southeast

 

 

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Globalization/Free Trade

ChevronToxico | The Campaign for Justice in Ecuador

 

WHEN CHEVRON TURNS A PROFIT,
WHO REALLY PAYS?

Over three decades of oil drilling in the Ecuadorian Amazon, Chevron dumped more than 18 billion gallons of toxic wastewater into the rainforest, leaving local people suffering a wave of cancers, miscarriages and birth defects.

Now, with the support of an international campaign for justice, the communities affected by Chevron’s negligence are holding one of the world’s largest oil companies to account.

ChevronToxico | The Campaign for Justice in Ecuador