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Three reports on the political, economic and security trends in the Caribbean, Central America and Latin America are selected by the Inter American Press Association to be the topic of its webinar on February 7th at noon EST. The webinar, held in Spanish and viewed by journalists throughout the hemisphere, features Luis Guillermo Solis, former president of Costa Rica, Christopher Sabatini of Global Americans and Frank Mora, LACC director.

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Students from three Central American countries — Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras are invited to apply for the Central American Security and Drug Policy Scholarship CASAD that provides tuition and stipend for students to complete a Master of Arts in Latin American and Caribbean Studies from LACC. For details and online application, please visit click on the title above.

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Tinker Field Research Grants Coming Soon!

Grad Students can soon apply for significant funding from LACC’s Tinker Foundation Field Research Grants Program awards. Tinker awards are designed to provide graduate students with funds for travel to and within any Spanish and Portuguese-speaking country in Latin America to conduct research and develop contacts with scholars and institutions in their fields of study. Stay tuned! Award info., details on the application process, and deadlines will be available on social media by late January.

LACC Distinguished Visiting Professor and former president of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solis, was the honored guest speaker at November's Penn-Biden Center luncheon. The event, designed for policy makers, US State Department leaders and congressional aides, was featured in the PBC's recent December newsletter.

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