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EDINBURGH WORLD JUSTICE FESTIVAL 2008 LATIN AMERICAN ALTERNATIVES!!

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