Chile's Labor Minister Ximena Rincón to share Bachelet Administration plans at FIU


Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has set forth an ambitious series of reforms ranging from constitutional to pension to labor. Labor Minister Ximena Rincón spearheads a broad reform agenda which she will share Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 3:30 PM in GC243.

Tinker Field Research Grant Application Date Reset for Friday, Jan. 22, 2016


The Tinker Foundation Field Research Grants Program is designed to provide graduate students with funds for travel to and within any Spanish and Portuguese-speaking country in Latin America to conduct research and develop contacts with scholars and institutions in their fields of study. Information and application under "Research" tab on LACC website.

Díaz-Ayala Library Travel Grants Application Process Open


The Cuban Research Institute (CRI), the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC), and the Florida International University Libraries are pleased to announce the Díaz-Ayala Library Travel Grants and request applications for spring and early summer 2016.The grants provide scholars and graduate students the opportunity to conduct research in the special collections related to Cuba and Cuban Americans located at FIU's Green Library. Details:(305) 348-1991 or

Upcoming Events

Restoration and Challenge in Jamaica & Cuba

02/13/2016 01:30 PM

Forum featuring Mr. Franz Hall, Consul General of Jamaica in Miami, Dr. Keith Lowe, Forum Founder, Mr. Robert Hew, Chinese Benevolent Society of Jamaica, Mr. Lukkee Chong, Frame by Frame Productions and Dr. Martin Tsang, University of Miami. Presented by the Confucious Institute at Miami Dade College, the Chinese Cultural Foundation of Miami, Inc. and co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center at FIU. For more information or to RSVP, please email

Brothers in the Lord: Family, Faith, and Betrayal in Colonial Mexico

02/14/2016 02:00 PM

Lecture featuring Dr. Ronnie Perelis, Yeshiva University and Dr. Tudor Parfitt, Global Jewish Studies Program. Sponsored by FIU's Global Jewish Studies Program and co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center. Free for Members or with $10 Museum admission. Free for students with valid ID. To RSVP, please call (786) 972-3175 or e-mail

Nemesis: One Man and the Battle for Rio

02/15/2016 03:00 PM

Book presentation and Q&A featuring author Misha Glenny. Misha Glenny is a British journalist specializing in southeastern Europe, global organized crime, and cybersecurity. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 305-348-2894.

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