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Central American Security and Drug Policy Scholarship for MALACS Program Available

01/23/2017

LACC invites prospective students from El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala to apply to the Central American Security and Drug Policy Scholarship (CASAD). The CASAD program will provide tuition and stipend to students seeking to complete the Master of Arts in Latin American and Caribbean Studies (MALACS). The CASAD scholarship is sponsored by LACC and Open Society Foundations.

Congressman Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee at FIU

01/18/2017

LACC and the Green School are honored to host Congressman Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, at FIU on January 27. Rep. Engel is recognized for his strong support of U.S. relations across the hemisphere and authored two bills on Latin America and the Caribbean signed into law by President Obama in December, 2016. At FIU he shares his insider view on "The Future of U.S. Policy Towards Latin American and the Caribbean."

Brookings Institution and LACC Launch New Research Findings on Tourism Potential in Cuba

01/11/2017

FIU's BBC campus hosts the Miami launch of the Brookings Institution/LACC joint research report on "Tourism in Cuba: Riding he Wave Toward Sustainable Prosperity" for students, businesses and industry specialists. Authors Richard Feinberg and Richard Newfarmer are joined by Cuban expert Jorge Duany, economist Maria Dolores Espino, and John Thomas, lawyer. Together they assess the picture of existing players and offer policy options for Cuba under the incoming US administration. Inf(305)348-2894

Upcoming Events

History Will Absolve Me. Fidel Castro: Life and Legacy

01/25/2017 02:00 PM

Book presentation "History Will Absolve Me" featuring book author, Dr. Brian Latell. Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy, and Cuban Research Institute. Part of LACC's Governance and Security Program. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

The Future of US Policy towards Latin America and the Caribbean

01/27/2017 02:30 PM

Conversation by Congressman Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House of Foreign Affairs Committee. Sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center. Part of LACC's Governance and Security Program of Excellence. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

Perspectives on Teaching Portuguese at Mainstream Schools Part II

01/28/2017 08:30 AM

Conference featuring K-18 Portuguese teachers and specialists. Co-sponsored by FIU’s Department of Modern Languages Portuguese Program, Consulate General of Brazil in Miami, and MDCPS, among others. Made possible with support from LACC's U.S. Department of Education Title VI grant. Part of LACC’s FLAC Lecture Series and the LACC, MDCPS, Consulate General of Brazil in Miami K-12 Portuguese Consortium. For more information, please contact bcariell@fiu.edu.

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