July Delegation to Venezuela: Human Rights, Food Sovereignty & Social Change

The Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle of NY invites you to join us in July for a 10-day trip to Venezuela examining advances in food sovereignty and other initiatives for social change. Start off in the capital city of Caracas, then travel to 3 additional states, including visits to newly formed cooperative farms and rural development projects in the countryside; community and national media outlets; government sponsored social programs, including Mercal markets and Barrio Adentro medical clinics, and much more. Meet with farmers, community leaders, and government officials. Sightseeing and visits to some of the country’s beautiful natural areas will also be included. Basic information is below. Anyone interested should email [email protected] as soon as possible. Space is limited.
This is an article in the Monthly Review about a past trip to Venezuela:
http://www.monthlyreview.org/ mrzine/magdoff040208.html
When:July 27 to August 5  2009
Where: Start and end in Caracas; visits to the states of Cojedes, Portuguesa, and Aragua
Cost for Airfare: $ 925. A limited number of tickets are currently reserved at this price.
Cost for Activities: $700. This will cover all lodging, all transportation, and some meals for the duration of the trip. Additional expenses will be minimal.