Yesterday, Alan Woods
spoke at another meeting in the Camara de Vesadoria in Joinville, where around
200 workers had gathered to listen to him speaking on the general world
situation. The meeting was introduced by Serge Goulart, leader of the occupied
factories movement in Brazil,
and present in the audience was also Roberto Chavez, the general secretary of
the Bolivian Minersâ€™ Federation.
After his successful trip to Venezuela, the editor of Marxist.com, Alan Woods, accepted an invitation to speak at an important conference of workers in occupied factories from all over Latin America. The conference is taking place this weekend in the industrial city of Joinville in the south of Brazil. It is being organized by CIPLA, an occupied plastics factory in Joinville.
A Panamerican Gathering in Defence of
Rights, Land Reform and Industries has been called in Joinville, SC, Brazil,
for December 8-10. The meeting is being called mainly by
the movement of occupied factories and is the continuation of the First Latin
American Gathering of Occupied Factories which took place in Caracas in