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Monday 16 June, from 6.00 pm Augustine Church, George IV Bridge

UNISON Scotland, with Venezuela Information Centre, Bolivia Information Forum, Peru Support Group, Scottish Cuba Solidarity Campaign

6.00 pm onwards: Stalls and DVDs

7.00 pm: "Tambogrande" - Mangoes, Murder and Mining in Peru - award-winning film. Introduced by Michael Connarty MP

8.00 pm: Politics, Resources and ALBA, the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas "A trade agreement for improving people's lives, not making profits" - William Suarez, First Secretary, Venezuela Embassy - Gladys Ayllon, Cuban Institute for Friendship with the Peoples - Nick Buxton, Transnational Institute, on free trade and Bolivia - Alex Tilley, Bolivia Information Forum

ALBA aims at striking a blow against the IMF, the World Bank, free trade, and neo-liberalism. It now has four full member states: Bolivia, Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela. Followed by questions, discussion, responses from panel

For further information contact: Matthew Crighton, City of Edinburgh UNISON, 10 Infirmary Street, 0131 558 7488; mob. 07851 348426 or visit: www.ewjf.org.uk