Aceptando solicitudes para el Curso Online: Gobernanza y Reducción de Riesgo de Desastres


El Centro Green de Estudios Latinoamericanos y del Caribe copatrocinado por el Instituto de Eventos Extremos de FIU están aceptando aplicaciones para el Curso Online de Gobernanza y Reducción de Riesgo de Desastres (RRD). Este Curso, dirigido a funcionarios públicos y líderes de la sociedad civil, aspira a una efectiva gobernanza del riesgo. El Curso comienza el 5 de Octubre de 2015 y tiene una duración de dos meses. Las aplicaciones serán aceptadas hasta el 18 de septiembre de 2015.

LACC's LAMRI Marijuana Research Program Launches Site


LACC'S Latin American Marijuana Research Institute today launched its web page featuring research and news on the process of cannabis regulation in Uruguay and related debates and new developments occurring throughout the hemisphere. LAMRI is an academic initiative that collects, analyzes, and provides rigorous scientific data and information to governments, scholars, and the public interested in marijuana policy in the region and world. Supported by UCA, Uruguay, and Open Society Foundations.

Hillary Rodham Clinton Selects FIU for Policy Speech on Cuba


Before an audience of Cuban-American community leaders, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton gave a major policy speech on Friday and pledged to lift the embargo on Cuba if elected. Clinton is the first among the wide field of 2016 presidential candidates to call for an end to the embargo stating: "Engagement is not a gift to the Castros. It's a threat to the Castros." LACC Director Frank Mora introduced Secretary Clinton.

Upcoming Events

LACC Affiliated Faculty Luncheon

09/16/2015 12:00 PM

Annual report by LACC Director, Frank Mora, and strategic planning meeting for 2015-2016 academic year. By invitation only.

Nicaragua the Ortega Way: Corporatism Sí! Transparency No!

09/16/2015 06:15 PM

As LACC’s 2015 Latin American and Caribbean Distinguished speaker, Carlos Fernando Chamorro offers an overview of the political situation in Nicaragua and analyzes the complexities and contradictions of the Ortega regime. Event is free and open to the public. Made possible with support from FIU LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant and co-sponsored by FIU’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication. For more information and to RSVP please call (305) 348-2894.

An Assessment of Colombian Drug Policy amidst Peace Talks with the FARC

09/21/2015 02:00 PM

Panel discussion led by LAI Director and Senior Fellow Harold Trinkunas featuring Drug Policy Advisory Commission President Daniel Mejía, FIU-LACC Director Frank Mora and Brookings Senior Fellow Vanda Felbab-Brown. Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC) and the Foreign Policy Latin America Initiative (LAI). For more information, please contact the Brookings Office of Communications at (202) 797-6105.

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