Latin America Events

Governance and Security in Haiti: Can the International Community Make a Difference?

January 09, 2007 // 1:00pm4:30pm
Latin American Program

Understanding Cuba

December 14, 2006 // 7:30am10:00am
Latin American Program
With Margaret E. Crahan, CUNY; Ted Henken, CUNY; Hal Klepak, Royal Military College of Canada; William LeoGrande, American University; and Lisandro Pérez, Florida International University

The 2006 Nicaraguan Elections

November 28, 2006 // 11:00am1:00pm
Latin American Program
with Carlos Fernando Chamorro, Editor, Confidencial; Arturo Cruz, Jr., INCAE Business School; Shelley McConnell, The Carter Center; Richard Feinberg, University of California at San Diego

New Powers and Regional Expectations

November 24, 2006 // 8:30am10:00am
Mexico Institute
Amalia García Medina, Governor of Zacatecas; Alejandro González Alcocer, Senator and ex-Governor of Baja Californa and Jose Negrete, Director of the the department of Public Adminstration at Colef will speak at this seminar in Tijuana, Mexico.

Anti-Americanism in Latin America

November 20, 2006 // 11:00am12:30pm
Latin American Program
With Marcos Aguinis, former Secretary of Culture, Argentina; novelist; and Woodrow Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar

Report Launch: Comparing Mexican and U.S. Public Opinion on Foreign Policy

November 15, 2006 // 8:00am9:30am
Mexico Institute
This unique study, prepared by the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations, and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, measures Mexican and U.S. public opinion on key bilateral policy issues including security, migration, trade, energy, and agriculture. Study results will be presented by Professor Guadalupe González of CIDE and Luis Herrera-Lasso of Grupo Coppán. Ambassador Andrés Rozental of COMEXI and Dr. Roberto Pastor of American University will give commentary.

The "New Left" and Democratic Governance in Latin America

November 06, 2006 // 8:00am4:00pm
Latin American Program
On November 6, 2006, the Latin American Program held the initial workshop of a three-year project on "The ‘New Left' and Democratic Governance in Latin America," a comparative project focusing on Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Uruguay, and Venezuela. A group of distinguished scholars and practitioners from the United States, Latin America, and Europe discussed core definitions of what constitutes "the left" in Latin America and how it differs from earlier periods. Workshop participants also considered whether or not the left has a distinct approach to social and economic policy as well as to issues of human rights, political participation, institutional design and development, and foreign policy.

Economic Policy and Prospects for Reform under a Second Lula Administration

November 01, 2006 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Brazil Institute
Otaviano Canuto, Executive Director for Brazil, World Bank; Paulo Leme, Chief Economist, Goldman Sachs Latin America

Fifteen Years After the Peace Agreement: Problems of Peace-Building in El Salvador

November 01, 2006 // 7:30am9:00am
Latin American Program
With Rubén I. Zamora, President of CAPAZ Foundation and UNDP consultant

Brazil's Foreign Relations with South America

October 24, 2006 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Brazil Institute
With Monica Herz, Institute of International Relations, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro;Kenneth Maxwell, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University; and Peter Hakim, Inter-American Dialogue

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