Events

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Book Launch: Brazil: A Century of Change

March 24, 2009 // 11:00am1:00pm
Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro Co-editor, Professor of Political Science, University of São Paulo, and former secretary of state for human rights for Brazil; and Jerry Dávila Author of Foreword, and Interim Director, Latin American Studies Program and Associate Professor of History, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Perspectives on European Union (EU) Relations with Cuba

March 24, 2009 // 8:30am10:00am
The EU is now engaged in a process of normalizing relations with Havana. Much like the United States, it finds itself trying to strike a balance between sectors.
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The Americas and the World: A New Study on Public Opinion in Latin America on Foreign Affairs Coordinated by CIDE

March 23, 2009 // 9:00am1:00pm
Cynthia J. Arnson, Woodrow Wilson Center; Guadalupe González, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE); Jorge Schiavon, CIDE; Robert Pastor, American University; Francisco Gonzalez, Johns Hopkins University-SAIS; Armand Peschard-Sverdrup, Peschard-Sverdrup and Associates, CSIS; José Miguel Insulza, Organization of American States; Ferrán Martínez I Coma, CIDE; Miguel Angel López, Universidad de Chile; Mauricio Cárdenas, Brookings Institution; Peter Hakim, Inter-American Dialogue; Andrew Selee, Woodrow Wilson Center

Corrupt Circles: A History of Unbound Graft in Peru

March 19, 2009 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Washington area's anti-corruption and Latin America specialists gathered to connect contemporary issues of corruption in Latin America and the world with the historical record of corruption, particularly in Peru.
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International Efforts to Combat Organized Crime

March 13, 2009 // 9:00am10:45am
Cynthia Arnson, Director, Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Luis Astorga, Researcher, Institute for Social Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico; Aldo Civico, Director, Center for International Conflict Resolution, Columbia University; Douglas Farah Senior Fellow, International Assessment and Strategy Center; Vanda Felbab-Brown, Fellow, Foreign Policy, Brookings Institution; Eric Olson, Senior Adviser, Security Initiative, Mexico Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Transnational Integration Regimes as Development Programs

March 04, 2009 // 11:00am12:00pm
Gerald A. McDermott, Associate Professor, Sonoco International Business Department, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina

Offsite event: A Discussion with Frank Pearl, Colombia's High Counselor for Social and Economic Reintegration

February 25, 2009 // 7:30am9:00am
Pearl, a former businessman, discussed the progress of these programs, the prospects for further demobilizations, and the role of the international community.
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V Symposium on International Trade

February 20, 2009 // 7:30am11:30am
Minister Carlos Henrique M. Abreu e Silva, Embassy of Brazil in Washington; Aluisio de Lima-Campos, Chairman, ABCI Institute; Lytha Spíndola, Executive Secretary, Brazil's Chamber of Foreign Trade (CAMEX);Jeffrey J. Schott, Senior Fellow of Peterson Institute for International Economics;William R. Cline, Senior Fellow of Peterson Institute for International Economics;Otaviano Canuto, Vice President for Countries, Inter-American Development Bank; Counselor Pompeu Andreucci Neto, Embassy of Brazil in Washington, D.C.; Andrew W. Shoyer, Sidley Austin LLP; J. Nicole Bivens Collinson, Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A.; John R. Magnus, Miller & Chevalier; Brad Figel,Global Director of Government Relations, Nike Inc.; Gregory Harrington, Arnold & Porter LLP; and Jose Raul Perales, Senior Program Associate, Latin American Program

Offsite event: Regional and Public Security Challenges in Central America

February 12, 2009 // 8:00am12:00pm
The conference featured leading experts on topics such as Plan Merida, public security, crime and violence in Central America.
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Elections and Democracy in El Salvador and Nicaragua

February 09, 2009 // 2:00pm4:30pm
A panel of experts from both countries analyzed electoral trends and results and their implications for the future of democratic governance in the region.

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