Events

Fighting Corruption in the Americas

June 25, 2007 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Transparency International chapters from four countries - Mexico, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela - will share their conclusions and recommendations, with a special focus on efforts to reduce corruption in public contracting and increase whistleblower protection. Their presentations will highlight the role of civil society in monitoring convention enforcement – a role facing increasing resistance in many countries.

Strategic Scenarios and Interstate Relations in MERCOSUR

May 15, 2007 // 2:00pm5:30pm
The seminar will address current interstate relations among MERCOSUR members with a focus on the nature of recent conflicts, the strategic scenario currently unfolding, and the progress or stagnation of MERCOSUR's integration process.

The 2007 Elections in Argentina: A Discussion of the Key Economic and Political Issues

April 23, 2007 // 3:00pm5:00am
Ricardo López Murphy, Founder, RECREAR Party and comments by Riordan Roett, Director, Western Hemisphere Studies, SAIS, The Johns Hopkins University

Media Breakfast Briefing: U.S.-Latin American Relations, in Anticipation of President Bush's Trip to the Region

March 06, 2007 // 7:30am8:45am
Cynthia Arnson, director of the Latin American Program, Paulo Sotero, director of the Brazil Institute, and Andrew Selee, director of the Mexico Institute, gave comments and fielded questions at this on-the-record media briefing to discuss U.S.-Latin American relations in advance of President Bush's March 8th-14th trip to Brazil, Uruguay, Colombia, Guatemala, and Mexico.
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Enter the Dragon? China's Presence in Latin America

February 21, 2007 // 1:00pm4:30pm

Petropolitics in Latin America

February 15, 2007 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Genaro Arriagada, Woodrow Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar andformer Chilean Ambassador to the United States and Ramón Espinasa, former Chief Economist for PDVSA and consultant for the Inter-American Development Bank and the Andean Development Corporation

Understanding Cuba

December 14, 2006 // 7:30am10:00am
With Margaret E. Crahan, CUNY; Ted Henken, CUNY; Hal Klepak, Royal Military College of Canada; William LeoGrande, American University; and Lisandro Pérez, Florida International University

The 2006 Nicaraguan Elections

November 28, 2006 // 11:00am1:00pm
with Carlos Fernando Chamorro, Editor, Confidencial; Arturo Cruz, Jr., INCAE Business School; Shelley McConnell, The Carter Center; Richard Feinberg, University of California at San Diego

Anti-Americanism in Latin America

November 20, 2006 // 11:00am12:30pm
With Marcos Aguinis, former Secretary of Culture, Argentina; novelist; and Woodrow Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar

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