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Venue:Webinar

The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) and the Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC) at Florida International University invite you to participate in US Department of Education Title VI-funded Webinar Series- Latin American Journalism: Ahead of the Curve on Digital Transformation but Behind the Times on Press Freedom? This webinar is conducted by Johnattan Bilancieri, Director of NTN24.com. Webinar series is free and open to the public.

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Venue:Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables

The Rastafari movement has achieved unheralded growth and visibility since its inception more than 80 years ago; it has influenced cultures of the Caribbean, the US, and others across the globe. Editor Michael Barnett considers the possible paths the movement will chart. Barnett is Senior lecturer in Sociology, Psychology, and Social Work at the University of the West Indies at Mona and a Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center 2015 Visiting Scholar. Free and open to the public.

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The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) and the Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC) at Florida International University invite you to participate in US Department of Education Title VI-funded Webinar Series- Latin American Journalism: Ahead of the Curve on Digital Transformation but Behind the Times on Press Freedom? This webinar is conducted by Catalina Botero, Former Rapporteur for Press Freedom, IACHR.

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Venue:Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables

The School of International and Public Affairs is hosting a Books & Books presentation by co-authors, Frank O. Mora and Michael J. LaRosa on their book, "Neighborly Adversaries: Readings in the U.S.-Latin American Relations". Co-sponsored by LACC. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call (305) 348-2894.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Room TBA

Administration of exam for Celpe-Bras certification. Celpe-Bras, the Brazilian Ministry of Education's official Portuguese language proficiency exam, serves to verify language competency at the intermediate, superior intermediate, advanced and superior advanced levels. FIU serves as 1 of only 4 official testing sites in the US and administers the exam twice per year. Deadline to register is April 18, 2015. Contact Professor A. Vono at vonoa@fiu.edu for more information or to register.

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Venue:FIU Biscayne Bay Campus, Wolfe University Center

International conference brings together scholars from across the globe to examine Latin American Jewry from a multi-/inter-disciplinary perspective. Presented by Florida International University and LAJSA and co-sponsored by LACC, President Yitzhak Navon Professor of Sephardic-Mizrahi Studies, SIPA, and Jewish Studies at FIU. Part of the joint LACC/Jewish Studies Latin American Jewry Series. Registration required. Contact Valeria Schindler at vschindl@fiu.edu for more information.