Latin America Events

Brazil's Foreign Relations with South America

October 24, 2006 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Brazil Institute
With Monica Herz, Institute of International Relations, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro;Kenneth Maxwell, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University; and Peter Hakim, Inter-American Dialogue

Judicial Reform in Chihuahua and the Case of Ciudad Juárez

October 24, 2006 // 1:30pm2:30pm
Mexico Institute
A discussion with Chihuahua Attorney General Patricia González Rodríguez

The Politics of Energy in Latin America

October 23, 2006 // 9:00am11:00am
Latin American Program
A panel of experts looks at the nationalization of hydrocarbons in Bolivia, Venezuela's use of "oil diplomacy" in the hemisphere, the development of the Camisea natural gas pipeline in Peru, and increased concern over the security of U.S. energy supplies. All of these issues serve to underscore the intensely political aspects of energy relations in Latin America.
Webcast

Outcome of Brazil's General Elections

October 06, 2006 // 10:00am12:00pm
Brazil Institute
Video of this event is now available. With Aline Machado, TV Camara; Jeffrey Cason, Middlebury College; Ted Goertzel, Rutgers University; Alexander Kazan, Bear Stearns

Mexico: After the Election

September 27, 2006 // 6:30pm8:00pm
Mexico Institute
The Mexico Institute and the World Affairs Council of Dallas Fort Worth will host speakers Ambassador Jim Jones, Ambassador Andrés Rozental, John Authors, Roberto Newell and Roger Wallace in Dallas Fort Worth, Texas.

Brazilian Perspectives of the United States

September 18, 2006 // 10:00am1:00pm
Brazil Institute
This event marks the official launching of the American Studies Project, an initiative by the Brazilian Embassy in Washington, with the support of the Brazil Institute of the Woodrow Wilson Center, aimed at strengthening and deepening the field of American Studies in Brazil.
Webcast

Brazil's 2006 Presidential Elections

September 15, 2006 // 12:30pm5:00pm
Brazil Institute
Video of this event is now available. On October 1, Brazilians head to the polls for their presidential election. Public surveys predict President Luiz Inácio "Lula" da Silva winning reelection by a large margin. This two-part seminar will evaluate Lula's term in office and analyze contemporary developments to explain what this means for Brazil, its relations with the United States, and how this fits into the rise of the "New Left" in Latin America.

Whither Mexican Democracy? An Analysis of the 2006 Elections and the Way Forward

September 15, 2006 // 9:30am11:00am
Mexico Institute
The Mexico Institute, the Congressional Study Group on Mexico, and the Heinrich Boell Foundation will hold a roundtable discussion with Peter Ward, Professor at the University of Texas and C.B. Smith Centennial Chair in U.S.-Mexico Relations and Denise Dresser, Professor at ITAM and Columnist for Reforma Newspaper and Proceso Magazine to discuss the future of Mexican democracy.

Mexico's Oportunidades: The Challenges of Self-Selection for Targeted Poverty Programs

August 18, 2006 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Mexico Institute
With César Martinelli, Professor of Economics, ITAM, Mexico City and Woodrow Wilson Center/Comexi Public Policy Scholar and Susan W. Parker, Professor of Economics, CIDE, Mexico City
Webcast

Environmental Vulnerability in Haiti

August 02, 2006 // 9:00am5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
A Stakeholder Workshop to Discuss Findings and Recommendations with USAID's Technical Assessment Team

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