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Colombian Trade Unionist in Belfast
Meeting Announcement
Sean Smyth • 6.11.03

Boycott Coca Cola!! Save the lives of Colombian Workers! Public Meeting Tue 11th November 7-30pm Belfast Unemployed Centre.

Luis Eduardo Garcia - Colombian Coca Cola Worker and member of SINALTRAINAL the Food and Drink Workers Union will address a Public Meeting Belfast Unemployed Centre 7-15pm 11th November.

Senor Garcia a Colombian Coca Cola worker and member of SINALTRINAL will be in Ireland to call on Irish workers and Irish people to support the international campaign aimed at ending the murder of trades unionists in the Coca Cola bottling plants in Colombia. The Belfast visit is being sponsored by the UNISON trade union and the local Colombian Workers Solidarity Campaign.

Luis will address a public meeting in the Belfast Unemployed Centre at 7-30pm and is hoping to meet local people who have supported the campaign in defence of Coca Cola workers here in Belfast. The John Hewitt Bar and the Cultúrlann were among the first to come out in defence of the Coca Cola workers and Luis is particularly to meet with representatives of these organisations and thank them for their support.

Ireland is the first leg of a world wide tour to publicise the plight of the Coca Cola workers. Luis will also speak in Dublin on Wednesday to UCD students who voted for the Coca Cola Boycott and in Sandino's Bar in Derry on Monday.



















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