Latin America Events

New Research on U.S.-Mexico Relations: Dispute Settlement and Expatriate Voting Patterns

August 21, 2008 // 9:00am10:30am
Mexico Institute
The "New Research on U.S.-Mexico Relations: Dispute Settlement and Expatriate Voting Patterns" seminar featured presentations by Arturo Sotomayor and Víctor Espinoza Valle, Woodrow Wilson Center-Mexican Council on Foreign Relations (Comexi) Public Policy Scholars in residence at the Wilson Center.

Documentary Screening: "The Judge and the General"

August 06, 2008 // 7:00pm11:00pm
Latin American Program
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Innovation in Brazil: Public Policy Challenges and Business Opportunities

July 31, 2008 // 2:00pm5:00pm
Brazil Institute
Ricardo Sennes, Professor of International Relations at Pontificia Universidade Catolica de São Paulo (PUC-SP), Director and Partner of Prospectiva International;Roberto Castello Branco, Former Deputy Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization and Consultant at Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa);Kátia Ramos Moreira Leite, Partner of Group Genoa Biotecnologia and President of Scientific and Technical Genoa Group Board;Diógenes Feldhaus, Director of Partnerships of the State University of Campinas Innovation Agency (Inova Unicamp); Stephen Merrill (Commentator), Executive Director of the National Academies of Science's Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy (STEP); Michael Ryan (Commentator), Director of Creative and Innovative Economy Center and Professor at George Washington University;Rahim Rezaie (Commentator), PhD Candidate, McLaughlin-Rotman Centre for Global Health, University of Toronto; Co-author of recent Nature Biotechnology article, "Brazilian health biotech: Fostering crosstalk between public and private sectors"

The Politics of Mexican-Origin Leaders: Implications for 2008 and Beyond

July 23, 2008 // 9:00am12:30pm
Mexico Institute
During the "Politics of Mexican-Origin Leaders: Implications for 2008 & Beyond" conference, participants such as David R. Ayón, Allert Brown-Gort, and Manuel García y Griego gathered to discuss preliminary conclusions from a binational research project that examines dominant political action strategies among Mexican-origin leaders in the United States.
Webcast

Strengthening Health Systems To Reach the Poor

July 15, 2008 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
As part of a larger governance framework, health care systems can begin to remove some of the layers of neglect, abuse, and exclusion that prevent the poor from receiving equal care, public health experts explain.
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Iran in Latin America: Threat or Axis of Annoyance?

July 10, 2008 // 8:30am1:00pm
Latin American Program
Farideh Farhi, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center and Adjunct Professor of Political Science, University of Hawai'i at ManoaHugo Alconada Mon, Washington Correspondent, Diario La Nación, ArgentinaFélix Maradiaga, Senior Researcher, Institute of Strategic Studies and Public Policies (IEEPP), NicaraguaElodie Brun, Doctoral Candidate in Political Science, Institut d' Études Politiques, ParisCésar Montúfar, Professor, Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Ecuador

Cuba and Its Environs: The Challenges of Change

June 23, 2008 // 1:00pm12:00am
Latin American Program
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Brazil's Emerging Economic Power: Now Investment-Grade and Why it Matters

June 20, 2008 // 12:00pm1:15pm
Brazil Institute
This event was jointly sponsored with the Wilson Center on the Hill program. It was held at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C.Lisa Schineller, Director of Sovereign Ratings, Standard & Poor'sNancy Lee, Visiting Fellow, Center for Global DevelopmentOtaviano Canuto, Vice President for Countries, Inter-American Development Bank

Límites y Desafíos de la Agenda de Seguridad Hemisférica

June 19, 2008 // 9:00am5:00pm
Latin American Program
Arlene Tickner,Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá,Pablo Celi, Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Ecuador, Ernesto Justiniano, PODEMOS, Juan Ramón Quintana, Minister of the Presidency, Bolivia, Deborah Norden (United States), Carlos Gutiérrez (Chile), Claudio Fuentes (Chile), Raúl Benítez Manaut (Mexico), Héctor Saint Pierre (Brazil), Rut Diamint (Argentina), Cristina Eguizábal (United States), Adam Isacson (United States), and Cynthia Arnson (United States)
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The U.S. Elections and the Future of U.S.-Mexico Relations

June 12, 2008 // 9:00am12:30pm
Mexico Institute
Experts in US-Mexico relations from both sides of the border, including Michael Barone, Rossana Fuentes-Berain, Jim Jones, Crescencio Arcos, Andrés Rozental and others will discuss how the U.S. elections will affect the U.S.-Mexico relationship.

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