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A Speaking Tour with
Berta Caceres:Honduran Activist
Dan Fireside:Rights Action Campaigner

Saturday April 7

2pm. -5 pm.  Talk and Discussion on the effects of NAFTA Location:
Auditorium of The Ottawa Public Library
Contact: Paul - 761-1724

6 pm. -A potluck dinner and welcome [Spanish Speaking Event]
7 pm. - An evening of music,  poetry, and friendship.
Location: St. Joseph's Oblate Centre, 153 Laurier Ave.
Contact: Sister Helen - 742-8983

Sunday April 8

1pm. - 4 pm. - A gathering after mass.  Berta Caceres will address
the congregation. [Spanish Speaking Event]
Location: Ste. Famille Church (Herridge & Glenora)
Contact: Sister Helen - 742-8983

Monday April 9

1pm. - 4pm. -A film on globalization and guided discussion on the
poverty and repression resultant from NAFTA
Location: Carleton University (room to be announced)
Contact: Kate - 520-2712

7pm. -10pm. -An address at Ottawa University
"Free trade in Honduras and the poor majority"
Location: Alumni Auditorium at the University of Ottawa
Contact: Paul - 761-1724

Berta Caceres is a leader among the Lenca people in La Esperanza,
department of Intibuca, Honduras. She is a co-founder of COPINH, the
Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations, Honduras. COPINH
organizes Lenca people and others in the Departments of Intibuca,
Lempira and La Paz, to work for their community-controlled
development and human rights, with a particular focus on indigenous
and women's rights. Berta is also active in CONPAH, the Confederation
of Autochthonous Peoples of Honduras, a coalition of Indigenous and
Afro-Caribbean organizations defending the rights of indigenous
Honduran peoples.

More Information
http://www.rightsaction.org    http://www.flora.org/ftaa
psmith@web.ca      (613) 761-1724
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