Month: June 2015

SILAS connecting Ireland and Latin America and a Bolivian meet up in studio

Radio Latina had a phone conversation with Margaret Brehony, President of the Society for Irish Latin American Studies (SILAS), she explained about the main purpose of this international network and the connections between Ireland and Latin America and important events coming up. Also, we remembered our friend Maria Eugenia Flores, Bolivian activist who talked with …

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Study abroad, International Students speak about it.

Radio Latina, show 34 gave the microphones to international students, Ylinel Isai, Venezuelan who works at ISAI Agency -Study abroad and Ignacio Marin from Spain, who came to Ireland with the ERASMUS scholarship. Both in a conversation with Andrea, told us their experiences as students and the different challenges that international students face at the moment to …

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EXTRA LATINO!…Solidarity with students of Cochabamba, Bolivia

On June 9, the Research action group LASC, with our colleague Victor Flores, gave a talk about the conflict at the University of San Simón in Cochabamba, Bolivia. The city of Cochabamba, where 15 years ago, the transnational “Aguas del Tunari” (Brechtel) was expelled for trying to privatise water got up again, with a massive …

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