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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL 220

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

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, MARC Pavilion

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.

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Venue:Washington, DC

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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Venue:By invitation only.

“LA Economics: Weathering Economic Stagnation” featuring Marcos Kerbel, founder and past president of the Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA), and Julio Ramirez, former head for Latin America at Burger King and founder of JEM Global, Inc. Sponsored by LACC. Part of LACC's LAC & the Professions Lecture Series.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL 140

In the Eye of the Spiral (Dans l’oeil de la spirale), BAF Best Feature Documentary, captures the cultural and creative resilience of the Caribbean region through the eyes of Haiti's most prominent artists. Narrated by celebrated recording artist and activist Annie Lennox, the film looks at these artists through the lens of Spiralism —a literary and aesthetic philosophy co-founded by 2009 Nobel Prize candidate, Frankétienne. Featuring Exec Producer Raynald Leconte and Co-Director Eve Blouin.

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Venue:FIU Downtown on Brickell

This three-day program provides participants with a first-hand view of business opportunities in the leading Latin-American country. Participants receive a solid overview of the political, legal, social and business context in Brazil. Sponsored by the School of Business, Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, Enterprise Florida, and WorldCity, among others. Registration is required. For more information, please call (305) 348-4217.