Issued as part of teh Trócaire Worls Topics series by Gill and Macmillan, - a series on aspects of developing World and Thord World Affairs published by the charity Trócaire as part of a programme of education on global inequality and development issues.
Links between Ireland and Latin America have always been strong. Because of the experience of missionaries, traders and soldiers, there is great Irish interest in countries such as El Salvador and Argentina. This book documents historical and modern links.
The book provides a succinct account of links between the two locations - Irish migration to Argentina Chile, Brazil , the island on Monserrat, as well as early church and state links. The role of key figures such as Bernardo O'Higgins, the Liberator of Chile.
192 pages with index, bibliography and appendices.