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The Quality of Democracy in Latin America

May 11, 2011 // 9:00am10:30am
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.
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Policing Democracy: Overcoming Obstacles to Citizen Security Reform in Latin America

May 02, 2011 // 3:00pm4:30pm
In his new book, Mark Ungar reviews the full spectrum of areas needing change: criminal law, policing, investigation, trial practice, and incarceration.
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A Conversation with H.E. Ricardo Martinelli, President of Panama

April 29, 2011 // 1:00pm2:00pm
President Martinelli discusses US-Panama relations, overall economic conditions, and democratic stability.
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Peru's Elections: A Report From the Field

April 22, 2011 // 9:00am11:00am
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.
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Crime and Violence in Central America

April 07, 2011 // 9:00am12:00pm
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.
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A Forum on President Obama's Trip to Latin America

March 16, 2011 // 3:00pm4:00pm
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.
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Prospects for Brazilian-American Relations on the Eve of President Obama's Visit to Brazil

February 28, 2011 // 8:00am10:30am
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
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Managing the Planet's Freshwater

February 23, 2011 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Karin M. Krchnak, Director, International Water Policy, The Nature Conservancy; Dann Sklarew, Sustainability Fellow, George Mason University; Moderator: Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute
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Deforestation, Population, and Development in a Warming World: A Roundtable on Latin America

February 15, 2011 // 11:30am1:30pm
Panelists Liza Grandia, assistant professor of international development and social change at Clark University, and Jason Bremner, director of population, health, and environment at the Population Reference Bureau, argued that meeting the needs of Latin America's rural communities is therefore key to conserving Latin America's forests.
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Religious Revival in the 21st Century: What Impact on Politics?

February 14, 2011 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Robin Wright, USIP-Wilson Center Distinguished Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; Roger Hardy, Former Middle East and Islamic Affairs Analyst, BBC World Service; André Laliberté, Full Professor, School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa; Daniel Levine, Professor of Political Science, University of Michigan; José Casanova, Professor of Sociology and Senior Fellow, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, Georgetown University

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