Latin America Events

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A Conversation with H.E. Ricardo Martinelli, President of Panama

April 29, 2011 // 1:00pm2:00pm
Latin American Program
President Martinelli discusses US-Panama relations, overall economic conditions, and democratic stability.
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Peru's Elections: A Report From the Field

April 22, 2011 // 9:00am11:00am
Latin American Program
The first round of Peru's highly contested presidential election on April 10, 2011 has lead to a run-off between Ollanata Humala and Keiko Fujimori. Three distinguished guests discuss the meaning of the first round results.
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"What's the Matter with Mexico: Drugs, Dinosaurs, and Dithering"

April 12, 2011 // 12:00pm2:30pm
Mexico Institute
In a public forum cosponsored by the Wilson Center Mexico Institute and the Inter-American Dialogue, columnist Denise Dresser discussed the future of Mexican politics.
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Crime and Violence in Central America

April 07, 2011 // 9:00am12:00pm
Latin American Program
Participants from the World Bank present the findings of the Bank's new landmark report Crime and Violence in Central America, followed by comments by distinguished practitioners and researchers from the region.
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Brazil's Other Forest: The Fight to Preserve and Restore the Mata Atlantica

March 30, 2011 // 9:30am11:30am
Brazil Institute
A discussion on how to preserve and bring the Mata Atlântica back from the brink of destruction.
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Report Release: "Organizations Working with Latina Immigrants: Resources and Strategies for Change"

March 25, 2011 // 1:30pm5:30pm
United States Studies
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What "Lost" Cultures Can Contribute to Management of Our Planet

March 23, 2011 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
A discussion on what "Lost" cultures can contribute to management of our planet.
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Brazil's Truth Commission

March 22, 2011 // 1:15pm2:45pm
Brazil Institute
The discussion focused on Brazil's progress in developing a congressionally-backed truth commission which would examine crimes committed by the military regime that ruled the country from 1964 to 1985.
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A Forum on President Obama's Trip to Latin America

March 16, 2011 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Latin American Program
In anticipation of President Barack Obama’s trip in March 2011 to Brazil, Chile, and El Salvador, the Latin American Program and the Brazil Institute hosted a discussion with two of the principle architects of U.S. policy in the region.
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A New Approach to Citizen Security in Brazil: Rio's Pacifying Police Units

March 16, 2011 // 10:00am12:00pm
Brazil Institute
A discussion with two senior officials from the State Secretariat of Security in the state of Rio de Janeiro in charge of a new policy to fight drug trafficking and crime in the favelas (slums) that seems to be yielding some positive results.

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