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Criminal Organizations and Illicit Trafficking within Guatemala’s Border Communities

November 03, 2011 // 8:30am11:30am
The authors of a new CNA study on the effects of criminal organizations and illicit trafficking on Guatemala’s border communities discussed theirs findings together with others.
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Argentina’s Presidential Elections: A Post-Elections Assessment

October 28, 2011 // 9:00am11:00am
A distinguished panel of experts discussed the election results and what they tell us about Argentina’s current realities and prospects for the future.
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Fixing Haiti: MINUSTAH and Beyond

October 19, 2011 // 8:30am11:00am
Panelists will discuss Haiti's decades of complex political crises and severe social problems, as well as the current government's plans for the future.
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Peru under Humala: Perspectives for Change?

October 14, 2011 // 9:00am11:30am
In October, two months after Ollanta Humala took office as president of Peru, a panel of experts will join us to examine policy initiatives emanating from the new administration in the light of long-standing issues and challenges.

A Conversation with H.E. Porfirio Lobo Sosa President of the Republic of Honduras

October 05, 2011 // 12:45pm2:30pm
A private, off-the-record exchange with Honduran President Porfirio Lobo Sosa was hosted by the Latin America Program. The President addressed questions of governance, security, and U.S.-Honduran relations.
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Latin America and China: What Do They Mean for Each Other?

September 19, 2011 // 9:00am
A panel on China’s Rise in the International Economic System and China’s Role in Latin American Trade, Investment, and Growth.
René Mauricio Valdés, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative.
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Guatemala: A Post-Elections Assessment and Future Challenges

September 16, 2011 // 9:00am12:00pm
A distinguished panel of experts will join us to discuss the primary electoral results as well as the country’s major security, political, and economic challenges.
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Cuba's New Emerging Market Strategy: Has the United States Made Itself Irrelevant?

August 04, 2011 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Critically, can a south-south emerging market strategy offer a new vision for the Cuban economy and pull it out of its low-investment, low-growth trap? And what does Cuba's south-south strategy mean for US policies toward Cuba?

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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