Monica Weeks, LACC MA (’12), introduced President Barack Obama during a nationally televised speech at the White House on Tuesday, December 3. The speech kicks off a three-week publicity campaign by the White House to raise awareness about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare. Weeks, 26, shared her personal story of how the ACA benefited her.
Catch Emily Bello-Pardo, FIU student and expert in international relations, on her second appearance on Mega TV’s Ahora con Oscar Haza talking about Venezuelan politics.
Congratulations to Professor Augusta Vono for receiving the prestigious Rio Branco award by the Brazilian government!
FIU has been selected by the World Bank to host the first post-launch dialogue of its flagship report, Latin American Entrepreneurs: Many Firms but Little Innovation. After the findings of the report are presented by its authors, insights and analysis will be provided by a panel of academic and private sector experts/leaders.
The Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC) has invited two prominent experts on Honduras to analyze the results of the November elections and the implications for the political future of the country and the regional politics of Central America.
Talk by Mr. Paulo Sotero on “Political and Economic Challenges Facing Brazil in the Next Year.” Mr. Sotero is Director of the Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars, Washington, DC. Sponsored by LACC.