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The Elephant and the Jaguar: Whither Indo-Latin America Relations?

July 19, 2011 // 9:00am10:30am
Much has been made of China’s growing presence in the Western Hemisphere. Yet, in the course of the past decade India has become a valued partner of Latin America as well. From 2000 to 2010, Latin America’s diplomatic missions in New Delhi increased from 12 to 18, and India’s in Latin America from 7 to 14. Trade, worth $20 billion in 2010, is growing fast, as is Indian investment in the region. Indian IT companies have been in the lead, but companies in other sectors, from oil to pharmaceuticals, are not far behind. What are the implications of this for Latin America and the Western Hemisphere more generally? What is the significance of the relationship in economic as well as political terms?
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"As Full Rehabilitation as is Possible": Do Torture Survivors Have a Right to Care?

June 23, 2011 // 1:00pm3:00pm
Together with the Center for Victims of Torture we welcome Dr. Elizabeth Lira, recipient of CVT's 2011 Eclipse Award, to discuss the sense of responsibility toward victims of torture.
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Latin America's Development and Social Agenda

June 15, 2011 // 4:00pm6:00pm
On the occasion of the first meeting of the Latin American Program Advisory Board, Wendy Luers leads former Uruguayan President Dr. Tabaré Vázquez and other distinguished Board members in a discussion on the region.

A Discussion with Colombian Foreign Minister María Angela Holguín

June 01, 2011 // 8:30am10:00am
Under the Santos administration, Colombia has pursued a new set of foreign policy priorities and is seeking to play a more active role in regional and international affairs. Minister Holguín discussed Colombia's changing political and economic relations with its closest neighbors and the rest of Latin America, the United States, Europe, and Asia.
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Taxation and Equality in Latin America

May 24, 2011 // 8:45am1:00pm
This conference represents the beginning of an effort to help foster public debate and brainstorm concrete ways to mitigate the adverse effects of indirect taxation on the poor and reverse the high rates of tax evasion among the wealthy.
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Previewing the OAS General Assembly: Citizen Security in the Americas

May 16, 2011 // 9:30am11:30am
Public security officials from throughout the hemisphere will preview issues to be discussed at the General Assembly.
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The Quality of Democracy in Latin America

May 11, 2011 // 9:00am10:30am
In the book The Quality of Democracy, co-editors Daniel Levine and José E. Molina provide an analysis of democratic systems and propose a theoretical foundation for the understanding of Latin American democracies.
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Policing Democracy: Overcoming Obstacles to Citizen Security Reform in Latin America

May 02, 2011 // 3:00pm4:30pm
In his new book, Mark Ungar reviews the full spectrum of areas needing change: criminal law, policing, investigation, trial practice, and incarceration.
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A Conversation with H.E. Ricardo Martinelli, President of Panama

April 29, 2011 // 1:00pm2:00pm
President Martinelli discusses US-Panama relations, overall economic conditions, and democratic stability.
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Peru's Elections: A Report From the Field

April 22, 2011 // 9:00am11:00am
The first round of Peru's highly contested presidential election on April 10, 2011 has lead to a run-off between Ollanata Humala and Keiko Fujimori. Three distinguished guests discuss the meaning of the first round results.

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