Events

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Brazil as a Regional Power: Views From the Hemisphere

March 12, 2010 // 8:00am3:30pm
Leslie Bethell, Brazil Institute; Achilles Zaluar, Embassy of Brazil; Andrew Hurrell, University of Oxford and New York University; Matias Spektor, Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro, and Council on Foreign Relations; Thomaz Guedes da Costa, Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, National Defense University; Dante Caputo, Former Foreign Minister of Argentina 1983/89; George Gray Molina, Princeton University; Arlene Tickner, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá; Michael Penfold, Corporación Andina de Fomento, Caracas; Olga Pellicer, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México; Arturo Cruz, INCAE Business School, Managua; Johanna Mendelson Forman, Center for Strategic & International Studies; Christopher McMullen, Department of State; Peter Hakim, Inter-American Dialogue; Riordan Roett, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University

Ricardo Lagos, Former President of Chile

March 09, 2010 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Former President Lagos commented on Latin American views of the United States and Obama administration policy and on the need for global cooperation and dialogue to solve issues such as climate change.

Haiti's Long Road Ahead

March 05, 2010 // 11:00am12:15pm
How can organizations help Haiti meet the challenges of post- earthquake recovery and long-term development? Three experts on Haiti discuss the state of the country after the earthquake.

A New Economic Relationship Between the United States and the Caribbean

March 04, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
To examine the issues at stake and evaluate the policy alternatives, the Latin American Program held a roundtable on March 4, 2010, in conjunction with the Institute of Caribbean Studies.
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Obama Administration Relations With South America: A Conversation With Five U.S. Ambassadors

January 22, 2010 // 10:00am11:30am
The five ambassadors to Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay engaged in a discussion of Latin American domestic politics, foreign policy, and U.S. relations.
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Chile's Presidential Elections: A Report from the Field

January 21, 2010 // 8:00am9:30am
At a Latin American Program seminar, Chilean scholar Patricio Navia of New York University discussed the decline of the Concertación coalition, Piñera's and the Alianza's success, and the future political outlook for Chile.
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Foreign Policy Challenges in 2010: The Developing World

January 15, 2010 // 9:00am10:30am
In the first session of a two part series, Wilson Center experts discuss policy challenges surrounding the developing world, including migration, development policy, climate change, and conflict resolution.

Municipal Strategies of Crime Prevention

December 10, 2009 // 7:45am2:30pm
The Latin American Program held a conference to discuss municipal-level efforts to improve citizen security, reduce violent crime, and engage citizens and invigorate civil society participation.
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Governance and Democratic Politics in Honduras

December 08, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
The event sought to examine the status of democratic governance in Honduras in light of the June 28 coup d'état, November presidential elections, and prospects for reconciliation in the post-electoral period.
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Uruguay's Presidential Race: A Post-Election Assessment

December 04, 2009 // 8:00am9:30am
Two distinguished scholars of contemporary Uruguay's politics and economics interpreted the election results and what they portend for the future of Uruguay.

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