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Citizen Security from the Ground-Up: Improving Practice at the Local Level

June 23, 2015 // 9:30am11:30am
Citizen security practitioners from Antioquia, Colombia; Salta, Argentina; and Santiago, Chile will discuss the strategies they have employed, as well as the successes and ongoing challenges they face.
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Youth Repatriation in Guatemala: The Realities of Returning Home

June 16, 2015 // 9:00am11:00am
This event features two of the authors of a new paper published by the Latin American Program on the repatriation of Guatemalan migrants. The paper is based on fieldwork conducted in Guatemala in March by four George Washington University graduate students.
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Transparency, Governance, and Foreign Policy: Meeting the Challenge in the Americas

June 09, 2015 // 1:30pm5:00pm
Throughout much of Latin America, the "golden years" of economic growth during the last decade's commodity boom have given way to economic decline or stagnation. At the same time, a mobilized citizenry is demanding better government performance. These two factors have focused unprecedented attention on rule of law deficits and official corruption. Meanwhile, relations among countries of the hemisphere have grown more complex. As much as the region has welcomed the normalization of U.S.-Cuban relations, the options for international insertion now extend far beyond the Western Hemisphere.
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Latin American Energy: Issues and Prospects

May 19, 2015 // 11:30am1:00pm
Experts explored energy issues for the Latin American and Caribbean region, in this seventh event in the Wilson Center’s Regional and Global Energy Series.
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Urban Violence: Building Safe and Inclusive Cities in Latin America

May 13, 2015 // 9:00am11:00am
Join us for a panel discussion on policy options for building safe and inclusive cities in Latin America based on recent field research conducted in several major urban areas in the region.
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Public Opinion and the Peace Process in Colombia

May 04, 2015 // 12:30pm2:30pm
Researchers from Georgia State University have conducted an experimental national survey to measure public opinion regarding transitional justice and the legitimacy of a negotiated peace.
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Fiscal Policy in Latin America: Lessons and Legacies of the Global Financial Crisis

April 23, 2015 // 9:00am11:00am
Looking at the experience of Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay, this event will discuss the lessons and legacies of the Global Financial Crisis and address key questions.
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Promoting Peace and Prosperity in Honduras: A Conversation with His Excellency Juan Orlando Hernández, President of the Republic of Honduras

April 22, 2015 // 10:00am11:00am
The Wilson Center, International Republican Institute, and National Democratic Institute, invite you to a special event with the President of Honduras.

China and Latin America: Seeking a Path to Sustainable Development

April 16, 2015 // 10:00am12:00pm
The rise of China has been a boon to the economies of Latin America for more than a decade with Chinese investment being particularly active in the energy and mining sectors.

Rivalry and Alliance Politics in Cold War Latin America

April 13, 2015 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Rivalry and Alliance Politics in Cold War Latin America, the first systematic analysis of these conflicts among US allies, argues that bureaucratic interests, rather than international mistrust or diplomatic missteps, fueled protracted rivalry among allies. Author Christopher Darnton discusses four critical conflict-resolution initiatives between Argentina and Brazil from 1949 to 1980, based on research in both countries’ foreign ministry archives.

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