Latin America

Our affiliates in Latin America form the connective strand that allows IRA to weave a broad and deep network of literacy leaders. In many cases, this network also provides a grassroots local connection for our international projects and a catalyst for activities that respond to their communities' specific needs. IRA activities in the region are coordinated by the International Development in Latin America Committee.

Contact IRA or the Latin American network of affiliates list below for more information.

The XIII Congreso Latinoamericano para el Desarrollo de la Lectura y la Escritura, with the theme "Leer y Escribir en un Mundo Diverso: DesafĂ­os y Perspectivas," will be held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, September 30–October 2, 2015.

National Affiliates

Bolivian Reading Association (Asociación Bolivana de Lectura)
Gaby Vallejo, President

BIRA - Sao Paulo Council
Council No. B4000
Silvana Gili, President

Costa Rica
Costa Rica Reading Association (Asociación Costarricense Consejo de Lectura)
Council No. C7A00
Dra. Marta Sánchez, President

Dominican Republic
Dominican Reading Association (Asociación Dominicana de Lectura)
Liliana Montenegro de Olloqui, President

Puebla Council (Consejo Puebla de Lectura)
Council No. M4750
Daniel Ramos, President

Nicaraguan Committee for the Development of Reading "Nicaragua Lee"
Council No. N2400
Patricia Callejas López, President

Panamanian Reading Association (Asociación Panameña de Lectura)
Council No. P2200
Mgter. Yolanda López, President

Peru Reading Association - Asociación Peruana De Lectura - APELEC
Council No. P3A00
Raquel Villaseca Zevallos, President

Puerto Rico
Asociación Puertorriqueña de Lectoescritura
Council No. 43200
Ruth Sáez, President

Sociedad de Dislexia del Uruguay
Council No. U6A00
Dr. Daniel Tort, President

Asociación De Lectura Los Andes
Dra. Adelina Arrellano, President

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