Monday, November 8, 2004,
Cotter Union / 130 Pugh Center Commons Room

Nelson Quijano, speaking as the Secretary for Human Rights of the Oil Workers Union (USO) in the city of Cartagena. In these times of war and occupation, Nelson explains the relationship between oil and US military intervention in Colombia. The Oil Worker's Union (USO), built over 82 years, is the most important union in Colombia. USO has a tradition of trade union militancy and is known for defending the natural resources of the Colombian people. Hear about USO's defense of workers, indigenous people, and the environment. Colombia — No Blood for Oil!, the new campaign of the Colombia Action Network.

This event is co-sponsored by The Latin American Studies Department and Four Winds.


Open to the Colby community only