Latin America Events

Urban Crime and Violence in Brazil: Combating Citizens' Sense of Insecurity

April 28, 2006 // 9:00am11:30am
Brazil Institute
Claudio Beato, Director, Center for Crime and Public Safety Studies, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil; Bernice Van Bronkhorst, Urban Social Specialist, Latin America and Caribbean Region, the World Bank; Luis Bitencourt, Professor, Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, National Defense University; Commentator, John D French, Associate Professor of History, Duke University

Live Webcast - Latin America and the United States: The Future of the Relationship

April 25, 2006 // 2:00pm5:00pm
Latin American Program

Book Launch: Enforcing the Rule of Law

April 18, 2006 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Latin American Program
Enrique Peruzzotti, Universidad Torcuato di Tella; Commentary by Felipe Agüero, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and University of Miami and Leonardo Avrizter, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Participatory Governance: Strengthening Democracy in Brazil

April 11, 2006 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Brazil Institute
Leonardo Avritzer, Associate Professor, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil, and author of Democracy and the Public Space in Latin America; Commentator, Andrew Selee, Director, Mexico Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center

Social and Cultural Dynamics of the U.S.-Mexico Border with José Manuel Valenzuela Arce

April 07, 2006 // 9:30am11:00am
Mexico Institute
This presentation was co-hosted by the Cultural Institute of Mexico as part of its exhibition: "Tijuana: Strange New World"

The April 9 Presidential Election in Peru

April 05, 2006 // 8:30am10:00am
Latin American Program
with Carlos Basombrío, Capital Humano y Social, S.A., and Peru 21 and Professor Julio Carrión, University of Delaware

Comparative Peace Processes in Latin America

April 03, 2006 // 8:00am5:00am
Latin American Program

Institutions and Political Actors in Mexico's 2006 Elections

March 31, 2006 // 8:00am3:00pm
Mexico Institute

Colombia's Peace Processes: Multiple Negotiations, Multiple Actors

March 27, 2006 // 2:00pm4:30pm
Latin American Program
Jaime Bermúdez, Office of the Presidency, Republic of Colombia;Alfredo Rangel Suárez, President, Fundación Seguridad y Democracia;León Valencia, Columnist, El Tiempo;Padre Darío Echeverri, Comisión de Conciliación Nacional and Conferencia Episcopal de Colombia; David Henifin, Deputy Director for Andean Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Environmental Film Festival Screening: The Green Revolution in Cuba

March 17, 2006 // 11:00am1:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
At a screening of the unfinished documentary, The Green Revolution in Cuba, David Suzuki discusses the “true green revolution” that took place in Cuba, as well as the energy efficiency of consuming local food.

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