Events

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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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Regional Integration in the Americas: The Impact of the Global Economic Crisis

November 23, 2009 // 8:15am4:00pm
The Latin American Program joined with the Mercosur Economic Research Network and the Canada Institute to convene a conference on the impact of the global economic crisis on regional integration plans in the Americas.
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Engaging Cuba: Policy Options for the United States, Europe, and the Western Hemisphere

November 16, 2009 // 8:15am11:30am
A meeting was held to discuss the divergent perspectives within the international community over how best to engage Cuba.
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The Prevention of Youth Violence in Latin America: Lessons Learned and Future Challenges

October 27, 2009 // 9:00am12:30pm
Citizens throughout Latin America cited crime as the most important problem facing their countries. This has risen over the last decade.
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Populism of the 21st Century

October 08, 2009 // 9:00am6:00pm
The Latin American Program hosted a distinguished group of Latin American, U.S., and European scholars to discuss the revival of populism in Latin America and its consequences for the future of democratic governance in the region.

La inserción económica internacional de Uruguay

September 14, 2009 // 8:45am5:00pm
This seminar on the political economy of Uruguay's international economic relations focused on Uruguay's policy choices in light of the global economic crisis and upcoming presidential elections, in one of Latin America's most stable democracies.
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Latin America and the Caribbean: Economic Challenges and Opportunities in a Time of Crisis

September 11, 2009 // 11:30am12:30pm
Alicia Barcena addressed the global financial crisis in Latin America, re-thinking the role of the state in development and new fiscal covenant.
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Poverty, Inequality, and the "New Left" in Latin America

July 21, 2009 // 9:00am10:30am
Economist Nora Lustig presented research done by the Wilson Center that examines trends in poverty reduction by left as well as non-left governments in Latin America.
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That Little Infernal Cuban Republic: U.S. Policies Toward Cuba in Historical Perspective

July 15, 2009 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Contemporary U.S. policies toward Cuba and the domestic and international factors shaping the possibilities for a new bilateral relationship were discussed.

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