Latin America Events
October 23, 2006 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Latin American Program
A panel of experts looks at the nationalization of hydrocarbons in Bolivia, Venezuela's use of "oil diplomacy" in the hemisphere, the development of the Camisea natural gas pipeline in Peru, and increased concern over the security of U.S. energy supplies. All of these issues serve to underscore the intensely political aspects of energy relations in Latin America.
October 06, 2006 // 10:00am — 12:00pm
Video of this event is now available. With Aline Machado, TV Camara; Jeffrey Cason, Middlebury College; Ted Goertzel, Rutgers University; Alexander Kazan, Bear Stearns
September 27, 2006 // 6:30pm — 8:00pm
The Mexico Institute and the World Affairs Council of Dallas Fort Worth will host speakers Ambassador Jim Jones, Ambassador Andrés Rozental, John Authors, Roberto Newell and Roger Wallace in Dallas Fort Worth, Texas.
September 18, 2006 // 10:00am — 1:00pm
This event marks the official launching of the American Studies Project, an initiative by the Brazilian Embassy in Washington, with the support of the Brazil Institute of the Woodrow Wilson Center, aimed at strengthening and deepening the field of American Studies in Brazil.
September 15, 2006 // 12:30pm — 5:00pm
Video of this event is now available. On October 1, Brazilians head to the polls for their presidential election. Public surveys predict President Luiz Inácio "Lula" da Silva winning reelection by a large margin. This two-part seminar will evaluate Lula's term in office and analyze contemporary developments to explain what this means for Brazil, its relations with the United States, and how this fits into the rise of the "New Left" in Latin America.
September 15, 2006 // 9:30am — 11:00am
The Mexico Institute, the Congressional Study Group on Mexico, and the Heinrich Boell Foundation will hold a roundtable discussion with Peter Ward, Professor at the University of Texas and C.B. Smith Centennial Chair in U.S.-Mexico Relations and Denise Dresser, Professor at ITAM and Columnist for Reforma Newspaper and Proceso Magazine to discuss the future of Mexican democracy.
August 18, 2006 // 12:30pm — 2:00pm
With César Martinelli, Professor of Economics, ITAM, Mexico City and Woodrow Wilson Center/Comexi Public Policy Scholar and Susan W. Parker, Professor of Economics, CIDE, Mexico City
August 02, 2006 // 9:00am — 5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
A Stakeholder Workshop to Discuss Findings and Recommendations with USAID's Technical Assessment Team
July 24, 2006 // 12:00pm — 1:30pm
With Elizabeth Balbachevsky, Woodrow Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar and Associate Professor of Political Science, Universidade de São Paulo. Commentary by William K. Cummings, Professor of International Education, George Washington University
July 10, 2006 // 12:30pm — 2:00pm
Latin American Program
Santiago Jaramillo, a lawyer with the Victims of the Armed Conflict Project in Medellín, Colombia, discusses the city government's efforts to respond to the needs and support the rights of the victims of the armed conflict.