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Declaration from the Latin American Centres

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Declaration from the Latin American Centres

Document titled “Declararación final de los Delegados assistentes”, which was created at a meeting held between Latin American PEN Centres in 2000, f. 1. This meeting, the first to take place between the Latin American Centres, was organised by the Cuban Writers in Exile Centre and took place in Miami on 19 March 2000. It was chaired by Homero Aridjis, president of PEN International (1997-2003), who signed this document alongside: Gloria Guardia, founding member of the Nicaraguan Centre and vice-president of PEN International (2006-19); Lucina Kathmann, former president of the San Miguel de Allende Centre, vice-president emerita of PEN International (2003-) and chair of PEN International’s Women Writers Committee (1996-2003); Gaby Vallejo, former president of the Bolivian Centre; Cecilia Balcazar, former Board member of PEN International and president of the Colombian Centre; Luis Mario Cerda, former president of the Guadalajara Centre; Nedda G. de Anhalt, secretary general (1997-2000) and vice-president (2001-) of the Mexican Centre; Victor Manuel Mandiola, president of the Mexican Centre (1997-2000); Martha Cerda, former president of the Guadalajara Centre and chair of the Womens Writers Committee (2000-03); Rosa María Britton, former president of the Panamanian Centre; Jennifer Clement, president of PEN International (2015-); and Ángel Cuadra, president (1997-2006; 2009-17) and honorary president of the Cuban Writers in Exile Centre. At this meeting the delegates expressed their united dedication to defending the rights of writers and protecting freedom of expression across the Americas.

Déclaration des Centres d'Amérique latine

Document intitulé «Declararación final de los Delegados assistentes», créé lors d'une rencontre des Centres PEN d'Amérique latine en 2000, f. 1. Cette rencontre, la première à réunir les Centres d'Amérique latine, était organisée par le Centre des écrivains cubains en exil et a eu lieu à Miami, le 19 mars 2000. Elle était présidée par Homero Aridjis, président de PEN International (1997-2003), qui a signé ce document aux côtés de: Gloria Guardia, membre fondatrice du Centre nicaraguayen et vice-présidente de PEN International (2006-19); Lucina Kathmann, ancienne présidente du Centre de San Miguel de Allende, vice-présidente émérite de PEN International (2003-) et présidente du Comité des Femmes Écrivaines de PEN International (1996-2003); Gaby Vallejo, ancienne présidente du Centre bolivien; Cecilia Balcazar, ancienne membre du Conseil de PEN International et présidente du Centre colombien; Luis Mario Cerda, ancien président du Centre de Guadalajara; Nedda G. de Anhalt, secrétaire général (1997-2000) et vice-président (2001-) du Centre mexicain; Victor Manuel Mandiola, président du Centre mexicain (1997-2000); Martha Cerda, ancienne présidente du Centre de Guadalajara et présidente du Comité des Femmes Écrivaines (2000-03); Rosa María Britton, ancienne présidente du Centre panaméen; Jennifer Clement, présidente de PEN International (2015-); et Ángel Cuadra, président (1997-2006; 2009-17) et président honoraire du Centre des écrivains cubains en exil. Lors de cette rencontre, les délégués ont exprimé leur volonté ferme de défendre les droits des écrivains et de protéger la liberté d'expression dans les Amériques.

Declaración de los Centros de Latinoamérica

Documento titulado «Declararación final de los Delegados asistentes», creado durante un encuentro de Centros PEN de Latinoamérica en 2000, f. 1. Este encuentro, el primero entre Centros de Latinoamérica, fue organizado por el Centro de Escritores Cubanos en el Exilio y tuvo lugar en Miami el 19 de marzo de 2000. La reunión fue presidida por Homero Aridjis, presidente of PEN Internacional (1997–2003), que firmó el documento, junto a: Gloria Guardia, miembro fundadora del Centro Nicaragüense y vicepresidenta de PEN Internacional (2006-19); Lucina Kathmann, expresidenta del Centro de San Miguel de Allende, vicepresidenta emérita of PEN Internacional (2003-) y presidenta del Comité de Mujeres Escritoras de PEN Internacional (1996-2003); Gaby Vallejo, expresidenta del Centro Boliviano ; Cecilia Balcazar, exmiembro de la junta de PEN Internacional y presidenta del Centro Colombiano; Luis Mario Cerda, expresidente del Centro de Guadalajara; Nedda G. de Anhalt, secretario general (1997-2000) y vicepresidente (2001-) del Centro Mexicano; Victor Manuel Mandiola, presidente del Centro Mexicano (1997-2000); Martha Cerda, expresidenta del Centro de Guadalajara y presidenta del Comité de Mujeres Escritoras (2000-03); Rosa María Britton, expresidenta del Centro de Panamá; Jennifer Clement, presidenta de PEN Internacional (2015-); y Ángel Cuadra, presidente (1997-2006; 2009-17) y presidente honorario del Centro de Escritores Cubanos en el Exilio. En este encuentro, los delegados expresaron su voluntad unitaria de defender los derechos de los escritores y de proteger la libertad de expresión en Latinoamérica.

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19/03/2000

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Cuban Writers in Exile Centre

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Cuban Writers in Exile Centre  (Pen Club de Escritores Cubanos en el Exilio)

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