June 01, 2011 // 8:30am — 10:00am
Under the Santos administration, Colombia has pursued a new set of foreign policy priorities and is seeking to play a more active role in regional and international affairs. Minister Holguín discussed Colombia's changing political and economic relations with its closest neighbors and the rest of Latin America, the United States, Europe, and Asia.
May 24, 2011 // 8:45am — 1:00pm
This conference represents the beginning of an effort to help foster public debate and brainstorm concrete ways to mitigate the adverse effects of indirect taxation on the poor and reverse the high rates of tax evasion among the wealthy.
May 16, 2011 // 9:30am — 11:30am
Public security officials from throughout the hemisphere will preview issues to be discussed at the General Assembly.
May 11, 2011 // 9:00am — 10:30am
In the book The Quality of Democracy, co-editors Daniel Levine and José E. Molina provide an analysis of democratic systems and propose a theoretical foundation for the understanding of Latin American democracies.
May 02, 2011 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
In his new book, Mark Ungar reviews the full spectrum of areas needing change: criminal law, policing, investigation, trial practice, and incarceration.
April 29, 2011 // 1:00pm — 2:00pm
President Martinelli discusses US-Panama relations, overall economic conditions, and democratic stability.
April 22, 2011 // 9:00am — 11:00am
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.
April 07, 2011 // 9:00am — 12:00pm
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.
March 16, 2011 // 3:00pm — 4:00pm
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.
February 28, 2011 // 8:00am — 10:30am
Opening Remarks: Ambassador Mauro Vieira, Embassy of Brazil in Washington; Speakers: Ambassador Craig Kelly, Vice President, The Cohen Group; Ambassador Luigi Einaudi, Distinguished Visiting Fellow, National Defense University; Luis Bitencourt, Dean of Academic Affairs, National Defense University; Carl Meacham, Senior Adviser to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Carolina Costa, Senior Associate, McLarty Associates; Moderator: Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute