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Latin American & Caribbean Studies

Juan Carlos Galvis
Coca-Cola & The War on Colombia's Workers

Come hear labor leader and human rights activist


President of CUT (Colombian trade union confederation) and Vice-President of SINALTRAINAL (Colombian national food and beverage workers union)

Juan Carlos Galvis will speak about the violent repression of the union movement in Colombia by paramilitaries and corporations such as Coca-cola. In response to kidnappings, assassinations, and harassment of workers and their families, Coca-cola has been confronted by an international movement of solidarity to once and for all end its crimes against humanity.

WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 9, 2003
7– 8 p.m.

WHERE: Plaza Room East,
Student Center, Hofstra University

ADMISSION: FREE. For more information contact Vanessa Cudabac
(516) 463-4095 or via email

PRESENTED BY: Students Against Injustice.
CO-SPONSORED BY: Hofstra’s Labor Studies Program & the Center for the Study of Labor & Democracy.

Latin American & Caribbean Studies