Event

Delegation to Bolivia

Event information

Date: May 29th 2012 to Jun 9th 2012
City: La Paz
Country: Bolivia

Delegation to Bolivia: Food Sovereignty, Indigenous Resistance, and Climate Justice

We will be celebrating indigenous resistance and exploring food sovereignty issues in Bolivia, the first country in the hemisphere to be governed by an indigenous president.  Learn about indigenous struggles for food sovereignty and the rights of Mother Earth in the face of climate change.  Meet with farmers, community leaders, government leaders, and others.  Experience the rich culture of the Andes and soak in the sights, sounds, people, and politics in this historic moment in Bolivia.

When: May 29-June 9, 2012

Tentative Itinerary: Start and end in La Paz; visits to Coroico (Yungas de La Paz), Cochabamba and Chapare.

Cost for Activities: $1100. This will cover all lodging, all ground transportation, 2 meals per day, qualified trip leaders, and Spanish-English interpretation.  Additional expenses during the trip will be minimal.
 Airfare not included.

To Learn more and hold a spot for either trip, email cbalbertolovera@gmail.com.  Please be in touch as soon as possible, as space for both trips is very limited.  Please allow several days for responses.


Sponsored by the Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle of NY.

Check out these articles from past delegations:
http://mrzine.monthlyreview.org/2008/magdoff040208.html
http://monthlyreview.org/090824shiavoni-camacaro.php
 
For additional information, see:  http://wp.me/puMTZ-4L