(Espanol sigue)

Dominican activist Victor Geronimo is visiting NYC this weekend as part of
the 50 Years is Enough tour ( http://www.50years.org).

He will be speaking at the following events:

1. Saturday 4pm: La Voz Latina on WBAI: 99.5FM:
(LISTEN ON LINE:
 http://wbai.org/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=34&Itemid=36)

2. Saturday 7pm: Bluestockings Bookstore: 172 Allen Street
(1 block south of the F train's 2nd Avenue stop and just 5 blocks from
the JMZ-line's Essex / Delancey stop.)

3. Sunday 11am: Iglesia San Romero: 24-10 AMSTERDAM AVENUE @ 180th (1/9 to
181st, one block east to Amsterdam, turn right)

There may be a chance to meet with Victor in a small gathering IN SPANISH in
the South Bronx Sunday evening as well. Please rsvp with Domingo De la
Cruz: 718-681-6015

Sponsors: 50 Years is Enough, NYCISPES, NYC Solidarity, The Weekly News
Update on the Americas, Nicaragua Solidarity Network, Iglesia San Romero,
Miercoles Cultural, Bluestockings Bookstore

BACKGROUND ON Victor Geronimo
Dominican Republic
Convergence of Movements of the Peoples of the Americas (COMPA):
 http://www.sitiocompa.org/compa/index.php?newlang=eng

Victor Geronimo is a journalist and lawyer, an alum of the Autonomous
University of Santo Domingo, and has participated in social and popular
movements since 1981. As a member of the Coordination Team of the
Coordination of Popular, Union and Drivers Organizations, an anti-neoliberal
coordination against the IMF, he directed several protests and general
strikes from 1997-2001. Victor is a member of the National Directory of the
Unity and Struggle Coordination, which recently directed the two most
powerful general strikes of the last two decades of the history of Dominican
Republic against the IMF, the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA),
indebtedness to Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and other
international banks.

He is also the General Facilitator for the Convergence of Movements of
Peoples of the Americas-COMPA (2002-2005), a network that unites dozens of
popular, campesino, indigenous, religious, student, women's, and community
organizations, and unions from around the American continent against
corporate globalization, FTAA, WTO, IADB, and IMF. As part of his work in
all of these organizations, he is committed to developing alternatives for
sustainable and dignified development.

Information: 646-245-9931, 718-858-3458,  charlespost@nyc.rr.com &
 newyorkcispes@mindspring.com

----------ESPANOL--------------------

Victor Geronimo, un activista de la Republica Dominicana, esta visitando a
NYC este fin de semana como parte del tour de "50 Years is Enough" (50 anos
son bastantes) ( http://www.50years.org).

Hablara en los eventos siguientes:

1. sabado 4pm: La Voz Latina de WBAI: 99.5FM:
(ESCUCHA ON LINE:
 http://wbai.org/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=34&Itemid=36)
2. sabado 7pm: Bluestockings Bookstore: 172 Allen Street
(Tomo el F a 2nd Avenue stop y camina 1 cuadra al sur, o toma el J/M/Z
a Essex / Delancey y camina 5 cuadras)
3. domingo, 11am: Iglesia San Romero: 24-10 AMSTERDAM AVENUE @ 180th (1/9 a
181st, 1 cuadra al este a Amsterdam, dobla a tu derecho)

Puede ser un chance reunir con Victor en un encuentro intimo EN ESPANOL en
el Sur del Bronx domingo en la noche tambien. Favor de reservar tu espacio
con Domingo De la Cruz: 718-681-6015

Apatrocinado por: 50 Years is Enough, NYCISPES, NYC Solidarity, The Weekly
News Update on the Americas, Nicaragua Solidarity Network, Iglesia San
Romero, Miercoles Cultural, Bluestockings Bookstore


HISTORIA DE Victor Geronimo
La Republica Dominicana
Convergencia de los Movimientos de las Americas:
 http://www.sitiocompa.org/compa/index.php

Victor Geronimo es un periodista y abogado, graduado de la Universidad
Autonoma de Santo Domingo, y participante de movimientos sociales y
populares desde 1981. Como miembro del equipo de coordinacion de la
Organizacion Popular de Sindicatos y Choferes, una coordinacion
anti-neoliberal contra el FMI, dirigio varias protestas y huelgas generales
entre 1997-2001. Victor es un miembro del Directorio Nacional de la
Coordinacion de Unidad y Lucha, quienes dirigieron dos de las huelgas mas
poderosas en las ultimas decadas de la Republica Dominicana contra el FMI,
el Area de Libre Comercio para las Americas (ALCA), la deuda del banco
InterAmericano y otras instituciones financieras internacionales.

Tambien es Facilador General para COMPA, la Convergencia de los Movimientos
de las Americas (2002-2005), una red que une dozenas de organizaciones
comunitarias de campesinos, indigena, religiosos, estudiantes, mujeres y
sindicatos contra la globalizacion corporaa, el ALCA, OMC, BID, e el FMI.
Como parte de su trabajo para todas estas organizaciones, esta comprometido
a desarrollar alternativas para el desarrollo sostenible y dignificado.

Informacion: 646-245-9931,718-858-3458,  charlespost@nyc.rr.com &
 newyorkcispes@mindspring.com



taleigh smith
ny cispes chapter coordinator

NYC CISPES is a sponsor of the NYC People's Referendum on Free Trade,
a grassroots coalition of organizations and individuals that is part of the
national and hemisphere-wide Global Justice and Fair Trade movement to stop
so-called Free Trade agreements.

VOTE!  http://ftaareferendum.org/