The Washington Post invited LACC Research Director Jose Miguel Cruz to respond to President Trump's focus on MS-13 in support of his administration's immigration position during his first State of the Union address on January 30. Contrary to Trump's claim that MS-13 poses extreme danger to the US, Cruz reminds us of the facts in his article "Trump is wrong about MS-13. And his rhetoric will make it worse".
Politics & International Relations in Argentina take the lead in LACC's four-week Study Abroad program. Back by popular demand, the high paced program fosters an understanding of Latin American international relations through the experience of living and studying in one of the most vibrant cosmopolitan cities in the Americas. Open to both undergraduate and graduate students, the program takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the region. Save the date: June 25-July 20, 2018.
Following the Trump Administration's cancellation of Temporary Protective Status (TPS) for Haitians and, likely, Hondurans, on Jan. 8 more than 200,000 Salvadorans, many here for two decades, have also been ordered to leave the U.S. within a year. LACC Research Director and Political Science Professor Jose Miguel Cruz explains on NPR's WBUR Boston the consequences both in U.S. communities and in an unprepared El Salvador. Click on the title above to hear the interview.
Third edition of the Miami International GuitART Festival featuring 11 concerts, 6 masterclasses, 5 lectures, luthiers' expo, and performance and composition competitions. Presented by FIU Music and supported by the Knight Foundation, Art Works, NEA, Miami-Dade County, State of Florida, Hill Guitar Co., Turkish Airlines and more.
Conference and workshop for government and public administrators. In Spanish. Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Microsoft, and Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Affairs. For more information please call (305) 348-2977.
Lecture by Laura Gómez-Mera, Associate Professor, Political Science, University of Miami. Part of the Miami Consortium for Latin American and Caribbean Studies 2017-2018 Faculty Exchange Lecture Series. Co-sponsored by Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and the University of Miami. For more information please call (305) 348-2894.