Events

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

The "New Left" and Democratic Governance in Latin America

November 06, 2006 // 8:00am4:00pm
On November 6, 2006, the Latin American Program held the initial workshop of a three-year project on "The ‘New Left' and Democratic Governance in Latin America," a comparative project focusing on Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Uruguay, and Venezuela. A group of distinguished scholars and practitioners from the United States, Latin America, and Europe discussed core definitions of what constitutes "the left" in Latin America and how it differs from earlier periods. Workshop participants also considered whether or not the left has a distinct approach to social and economic policy as well as to issues of human rights, political participation, institutional design and development, and foreign policy.

Fifteen Years After the Peace Agreement: Problems of Peace-Building in El Salvador

November 01, 2006 // 7:30am9:00am
With Rubén I. Zamora, President of CAPAZ Foundation and UNDP consultant

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