On December 3, 2014 LACC partners with Vanderbilt University’s Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) to release its 2014 AmericasBarometer data and comparative report covering 26 nations including all of North, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. For thirty years LAPOP has been the trusted source of public opinion data and reports employed by academics, businesspersons, policy makers and local governments as they make decisions on critical issues. Keynote speaker Christopher Sabatini precedes a morning discussion on The Political Culture of Democracy in the Americas, 2014: Crime, Corruption and Governance across 10 Years. Afternoon breakout sessions by leading experts debate Peace in Colombia, the Armed Forces in the Americas, and Political Instability and Support for Democracy in Venezuela. Full program and RSVP at https:www.eventbrite.comethe-2014-americasbarometer-regional-release-tickets-13261344037 or call (305) 338-8411.