Events

The U.S. and Cuba: The Way Forward

December 19, 2014 // 10:00am11:00am
This teleconference call will discuss the impact on the politics and economy of Cuba and the regime’s motivation and strategy going forward. What are the benefits and risks of this policy shift? What is the relationship, if any, between economic incentives and a broader political opening? Why is the Cuban government interested in better relations with the United States? Join us BY PHONE as three U.S.-Cuba experts discuss what these policy changes will mean concretely for Cubans on the island.
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Central America’s Security Challenges: Has U.S. Assistance Helped or Hindered? How Can it Improve?

December 11, 2014 // 9:00am12:00pm
Join us for a discussion about the Central America Regional Security Initiative and future directions for U.S. security assistance in the Northern Triangle with panels of experts and policymakers
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Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal

December 02, 2014 // 4:00pm6:00pm
Launch of the Latin America and the Caribbean regional report of the World Bank ’s global “Turn Down the Heat: Confronting the New Climate Normal.”
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Update on Venezuela’s Political Climate

November 20, 2014 // 9:00am11:00am
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Impact of Low Oil Prices: Petro Power or Petro Poverty?

October 31, 2014 // 10:00am11:30am
As oil prices drop, The Wilson Center is focusing on the political and economic implications of lower petroleum prices, as long as they continue, in a number of key countries. Leading experts will speak to what the future could hold for Russia, Iraq, Nigeria, and Venezuela with an added perspective on Saudi pricing power.
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Are Crime and Violence Prevention Programs Working in Central America?

October 30, 2014 // 9:00am11:00am
Guest speakers discuss the effectiveness of U.S. funded citizen security programs in Central America.
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Synchronized Factories: Latin America and the Caribbean in the Era of Global Value Chains

October 27, 2014 // 12:00pm2:00pm
During this policy luncheon, the Inter-American Development Bank and the Latin American Program will present “Synchronized Factories: Latin America and the Caribbean in the Era of Global Value Chains”, an IDB Integration and Trade Sector study on trade costs in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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The OAS Leadership Transition

October 16, 2014 // 9:00am10:30am
The Honorable Eduardo Stein Barillas will discuss the leadership transition of the Organization of American States.
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Chinese Companies in Latin America: Economic and Strategic Dimensions

October 01, 2014 // 9:00am11:00am
Guest speakers discuss the potential role of Chinese Companies in the burgeoning relationship between China and Latin America.
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Four Keys for Re-launching the OAS

September 30, 2014 // 11:00am12:15pm
The Honorable Luis Almagro will discuss the future of the Organization of American States.

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