Discussion with Prosecutor General Luis Eduardo Montealegre

July 12, 2012 // 9:00am10:15am
Prosecutor General Montealegre, a former justice and president of Colombia’s Constitutional Court, discussed a broad range of issues.

Religion and Violence in Central America

July 11, 2012 // 9:00am11:00am
Violent crime in Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala has reached unprecedented levels. It is frequently religious organizations that are on the front lines of efforts to reduce gang violence and get young people out of gangs.

Central American Fiscal Policy in a Time of Crisis

June 05, 2012 // 9:00am11:00am
Presentation of ICEFI’s just released Central American fiscal policy report: “Central American Fiscal Policy in a Time of Crisis”

Brazil and South America

June 01, 2012 // 9:00am12:30pm
On Friday, June 1, The Latin American Program and the Brazil Institute convene a panel of experts to discuss regional relations in South America.

Citizen Security in Venezuela

May 30, 2012 // 8:45am12:45pm
On May 30, 2012, the Latin American Program had an event on citizen security in Venezuela.

Justice Reform in Latin America: Why Is It So Difficult?

May 01, 2012 // 9:00am11:30am
Efforts to strengthen the rule of law and reform judicial systems have been underway in Latin America for well over 25 years. What has been learned so far? What are opportunities and obstacles to produce change?

Seguridad democrática: de las propuestas a la implementación de políticas públicas

April 26, 2012 // 6:00pmApril 27, 2012 // 5:00pm
Un seminario regional con los siguientes paneles: "Experiencias de reforma y estrategias de gobierno de la seguridad," "Políticas de seguridad democrática: zonas en tensión," y "La reforma policial y la investigación de redes de ilegalidad y criminalidad compleja."
OAS Secretary General José Miguel Insulza

The Summit of the Americas: A Post-Summit Assessment

April 24, 2012 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Latin America has weathered the worldwide recession admirably, and trade and investment ties are becoming stronger, OAS Secretary General José Miguel Insulza said in a recap of last week's Summit of the Americas.

Reducing Murder Rates in Central America: Searching for Practical Solutions

April 19, 2012 // 11:00am1:00pm
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and INCAE Business School, along with their supporting partners The World Bank, the U.S. Department of State, and the Central American Private Sector Initiative (CAPSI) will sponsor a presentation of Reducing Murder Rates in Central America: Searching for Practical Solutions. This event will take place at the World Bank.

Drug Policy and Democracy in Central America: A View from Guatemala

March 29, 2012 // 12:30pm2:00pm
Secretary Fernando Carrera discussed recent proposals made by Guatemalan President Otto Pérez Molina regarding drug legalization.


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