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Latin America: fighting for economic survival

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this lecture has been CANCELLED. Apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused.

His Excellency Alfredo Toro Hardy, ambassador of Venezuela to the UK, will speak on Latin America: fighting for economic survival on Thursday 11 March at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

His lecture will consider whether globalisation has brought significant benefits to Latin America, and look at what accounts for the increase in poverty and income distribution inequality in the 1990's and early 2000: the international economic order, Latin American leaders, Latin American culture or/and neo-liberal economic policies? Can Latin America develop with current levels of poverty and inequality?

Latin America: fighting for economic survival is on Thursday 11 March at 7.30pm in the New Theatre, East Building, LSE, Houghton St, London WC2A. This event is free and open to all however pre-registration is required. To pre-register please email Su.Soc.Mexican@lse.ac.uk

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Press should contact the LSESU Mexican Society on 07976 143804, email Su.Soc.Mexican@lse.ac.uk| to reserve a press seat.

Notes:

This lecture is organised by the LSESU Mexican Society in conjunction with the LSESU Latin American Society, the LSESU Brazilian Society, the LSESU Columbian Society and the Grimshaw Club at LSE.

updated 5 March 2004

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