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Oil, Justice and Trade In the Americas
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 7:00pm
Speaker: Bernardo Alvarez, Venezuelan Ambassador to the US
Location: Multicultural Center - 228 SMSU

The Venezuelan ambassador to the US, Bernardo Alvarez will address the major political changes taking place in Venezuela and throughout the Americas. Since the election of Hugo Chavez to the presidency in 1998 there have been major changes in the distribution of the wealth in this oil rich country.

Come and join in a discussion of new models of social organization being developed in Venezuela. Explore what it means for the future of oil, trade, jobs, human rights and American foreign policy. As former vice-minister of oil, Alvarez played a central role in developing new models of trading oil on the world market.