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Caleigh Keating/The Hoya | Leading international experts deconstructed Latin America’s economic and political narrative within the international sphere based on last years Elcano Report Why Does Latin America Matter? in a Feb. 12 seminar.

Political and Economic Experts Discuss Challenges Facing Latin America

By Caleigh Keating, Events Desk Editor February 16, 2024

Leading international experts deconstructed Latin America’s economic and political narrative within the global sphere and examined the region’s relationship with the United States and the European...

Nola Goodwin/The Hoya | Three Latin American journalists discussed the risks of reporting in authoritarian countries in an event hosted by the Latin American Student Association and the Latin America and the Caribbean Policy Association Feb. 13.

Discussion: Latin American Journalists Speak on Reporting Under Authoritarian Governments

By Nola Goodwin, Hoya Staff Writer February 16, 2024

A panel of Latin American journalists discussed the risks of reporting in Venezuela and El Salvador at a Georgetown University event Feb. 13. The Latin American Student Association, a student group...

Panel Forecasts Political Future of Latin America and the Caribbean

Panel Forecasts Political Future of Latin America and the Caribbean

By Nicole Iriza February 10, 2023

The Georgetown Americas Institute (GAI) hosted a panel Jan. 30 to discuss the regional forecast for Latin America and the Caribbean in the upcoming year. The panel, titled “Latin America and the...

Four Former Presidents Discuss The Future of Latin America

Four Former Presidents Discuss The Future of Latin America

By Michelle Vassilev December 3, 2022

Former President Bill Clinton (SFS ’68) and former presidents of Uruguay, Mexico and Colombia spoke about the state of affairs in Latin America at Georgetown University’s first “Americas Symposium.” The...

Panel: Improved Public-Private Partnerships Key to Latin American Economic Development

Panel: Improved Public-Private Partnerships Key to Latin American Economic Development

By Alicia Novoa March 24, 2022

Trust between public and private institutions and socially conscious business practices are key to successful public-private collaboration on developmental projects in Latin America, panelists said at...

Students Publish Final Semester Updates to an Online Database Highlighting Impact of COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean

Students Publish Final Semester Updates to an Online Database Highlighting Impact of COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean

By Sarah Conner December 3, 2021

Students from the Georgetown University Medical Center’s Center for Global Health Science and Security and the School of Foreign Service’s Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) will publish their...

GU Appoints First Director of the Georgetown Americas Institute

GU Appoints First Director of the Georgetown Americas Institute

By Satya Heidrich-Amin November 4, 2021

Georgetown University has named Alejandro Werner the founding director of the Georgetown Americas Institute (GAI). The GAI is a platform designed to advance research, teaching and impact on policy...

UNICEF GEORGETOWN/FACEBOOK |UNICEF-Georgetown underscored the effects of gang violence on child migration to the U.S-Mexico Border in a conference on Nov. 10

UNICEF Conference Stresses Consequences of Gang Violence on Child Migration

By Clara Grudberg November 15, 2019

UNICEF-Georgetown hosted the 17th annual International Children’s Development Conference on Nov. 10, which focused on the effect of gang violence on the migration of children from Latin and Central...

S20 ARGENTINA Eugenio Díaz-Bonilla, head of the International Food Policy Research Institute’s Latin America Program, called for the restructuring of the Latin American food system to address high obesity rates at an event Nov. 27.

Reform Latin American Food Policy, Researchers Say

By Yolanda Spura November 30, 2018

The food system in Latin America must be reformed to create healthier options for low-income and vulnerable groups, Eugenio Díaz-Bonilla, head of the International Food Policy Research Institute’s Latin...

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Georgetown University celebrated its fifth annual Latinx Heritage Month, which will conclude after Dia de los Muertos festivities Nov. 2.

Georgetown Celebrates Latinx Heritage Month

By Max Levine October 26, 2018

Georgetown’s fifth annual Latinx Heritage Month concluded Oct. 15, after a month-long series of events stemming from collaborations between a range of campus organizations. On-campus programming...

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A group of energy experts discussed the challenges facing Latin American countries like Colombia, Venezuela, Panama and Mexico, in combatting climate change, sustaining economic growth and pushing for sustainable energy Oct.

Latin America Faces Energy Infrastructure Hurdles, Experts Argue

By Bella Avalos October 30, 2017

Latin American countries must overcome significant infrastructure problems before transitioning to more sustainable forms of energy, according to a panel of energy experts Oct. 27. Hosted by Georgetown’s...

VIEWPOINT: Unite Women Across Borders

VIEWPOINT: Unite Women Across Borders

By Nadia Guaman March 21, 2017

On the day after the inauguration, the world witnessed a storm of women in pink hats standing up for what they believe. Yet the women of the Women’s March on Washington were not the first to unite, and...

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