NEWS: Memorial for Hugo Chávez of Venezuela, Fri Mar 8, 5:30 to 7 pm
Friday March 8 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm at Artword Artbar. All welcome. Join us for a memorial marking the passing of Hugo Chávez, President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. Community Memorial – Celebrating the Life, Work & Legacy of Hugo Chávez Frias. Hosted by Chilean Canadian Group – Hamilton, Comité “Pueblo Unido” – Hamilton FMLN, USW Local 1005, Programa Latinoamericano – 93,3 CFMU, Tropicalido – 93.3 CFMU, Hamilton Friendship Association with Cuba.
“The program will include film, music, poetry and art, as well as brief presentations on the loss of Venezuelan president Chavez. Hugo Chávez is best known for his unwavering defence of the right of Venezuela and all countries to self-determination, and to live free from foreign interference. He was a steadfast fighter for self-determination, social justice, independence and internationalism. His vision and politics went beyond the boundaries of Venezuela to encompass the struggle for dignity not only in Latin America and the Caribbean but for the entire world.”