Latin America

Our affiliates in Latin America form the connective strand that allows ILA 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. Many ILA activities in the region are coordinated by the International Development in Latin America Committee. To contact them, e-mail Liliana Ruth de Olloqui de Montenegro,

Latin America Region Affiliates

  • Affiliate in Action: Dominican Republic

Contact ILA or an affiliate listed below for more information.

National Affiliates

Bolivian Reading Association (Asociación Bolivana de Lectura)
Olga Núñez Terrazas, 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
Micaela Gómez Pasquier, President

Panamanian Reading Association (Asociación Panameña de Lectura)
Council No. P2200
Nora Luz Hernández Gordon, President

Peru Reading Association - Asociación Peruana De Lectura - APELEC
Council No. P3A00
Danilo de la Cruz Ramírez, President

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

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

Asociación De Lectura Los Andes
Dra. Adelina Arrellano, President

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