For the second year, 8 members of FIU-FAST (FIU-Florida Advanced Surgical Transport) spent 10 days providing medical and preventative treatment to over 5,000 people in Guatemala as part of U.S. Southern Command's Continuing Promise 2018. The humanitarian mission provides medical services and more to residents and children in Puerto Barrios. In addition to support from LACC, the FIU-FAST mission was backed by FIU's Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine.
Analysis of the impact of corruption on governance and business in Latin America is the focus of experts at Friday's conference hosted by LACC, the Jack D. Gordon Institute, FIU's College of Business and the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. Keynote speaker Juan Jiménez Mayor, former leader of MACCIH, is joined by business leaders and academics Arturo Aguilar, Tim Padgett, Mitchell Seligson, Jose Miguel Cruz, Ricardo Mendes, Frank Santeiro, Edgardo Pappacena and Jerry Haar. Clic title to RSVP.
International Monetary Fund authors of the most recent study on Caribbean economies present their findings and participate in an open discussion moderated by GSS Professor Percy Hintzen. Arnold McIntyre, Deputy Division Chief and Joyce Wong, Economist, both of the Western Hemisphere Department, IMF, analyze the obstacles facing Caribbean nations and offer policy solutions in their publication "Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean". 4/06, 11:30am at FIU MMC DM 370.
Dance and musical demonstration of Bolivian traditional Carnival dances. In Spanish. Part of LACC's Andean Studies Program of Excellence. Co-sponsored by Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and the Bolivian Cultural Center of Miami (MASIS). Free and open to the public.
3rd Annual Hemispheric Security Conference offering an assessment of the 2018 security environment. Co-sponsored by Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy and the U.S. Army War College. Free and open to the public. Part of LACC's Governance and Security Program of Excellence.
The International Conference on Thinking (ICOT) fosters collegial exchange and educational development around the topic of thinking as interpreted across disciplines and cultures. Co-sponsored by Florida International University (FIU), Visible Thinking South Florida and the Association for Thinking and Learning with the support of Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center.