Politics & International Relations in Argentina take the lead in LACC's four-week Study Abroad program. Back by popular demand, the high paced program fosters an understanding of Latin American international relations through the experience of living and studying in one of the most vibrant cosmopolitan cities in the Americas. Open to both undergraduate and graduate students, the program takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the region. Save the date: June 25-July 20, 2018.
Following the Trump Administration's cancellation of Temporary Protective Status (TPS) for Haitians and, likely, Hondurans, on Jan. 8 more than 200,000 Salvadorans, many here for two decades, have also been ordered to leave the U.S. within a year. LACC Research Director and Political Science Professor Jose Miguel Cruz explains on NPR's WBUR Boston the consequences both in U.S. communities and in an unprepared El Salvador. Click on the title above to hear the interview.
Sixteen days after Hondurans cast ballots for president, the Electoral Tribunal still had not declared a winner in the field of nine candidates —now narrowed to a battle between incumbent Juan Orlando Hernandez and challenger Salvador Nasralla. LACC Director Frank Mora and Gordon Institute Policy Analyst Randy Pestana (LACC'13) discuss the challenges faced by the Tribunal following its just-completed second recount, fraud, and what lies ahead under a victory by either. Click the title for video.
Teacher Training Workshop featuring K-12 teachers. Made possible with support from LACC's U.S. Department of Education Title VI NRC grant. Co-sponsored by the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, FIU's Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy, and Miami Dade County Public Schools' Division of Social Sciences and LIfe Skills. For more information, please contact (305) 348-2894.
Faculty colloquium featuring Jean Muteba Rahier, Professor, Department of Global & Sociocultural Studies, and Victor Uribe, Chair and Professor, Department of History; LACC's 17th Interdisciplinary Faculty Colloquia. Free and open to faculty and graduate students. To RSVP and for more information, please call (305) 348-2894.
Featured Latin American and Caribbean programs include: LACC Politics and International Relations in Argentina and the 21st Annual Haitian Summer Institute.