Sussex Colombia Solidarity
Well Being and Human Rights
in Cuba and Colombia
Friday 22 October 2010
6:30 – 9 pm
1-6 Park Crescent Terrace, Brighton
· Dr Glory Saavedra – Tutor and research supervisor in Rural Development and Diversity (Mexico/Colombia/UK). Human rights campaigner. One of the original founders of Stanmer Park Organic farm.
· Dr Fernando Funes-Monzote – Cuban Ministry of Agriculture, son of Fernando Funes Sr. whose organic association won the Right Livelihood Award (1999). You can view his presentation here.
· Jota Ramos – Afrocolombian Hip Hop musician from the Cane Sugar Cauca region of Southern Colombia. Jota’s life is under threat as he has been charged with “subversion”. He and his people are resisting eviction and loss of livelihoods by major sugar cane companies.
· Sussex Colombia Solidarity and Whitehawk Community Farm – what you can do!
COSG (Cuba Organic Support Group) http://www.cosg.org.uk/