Former El Salvador Attorney General Douglas Melendez has joined LACC and FIU's Center for the Administration of Justice as a Visiting Senior Fellow. With support of a grant from the Howard G Buffett Foundation, AG Melendez will be offering a series of workshops/capacity building programs on justice reform and anti-corruption at FIU and in Central America. AG Melendez led an important anti-corruption campaign that led to a number of high profile prosecutions.
In addition to the Institute's intensive Haitian Creole language courses, participants take advantage of their time in Miami and explore Haitian history and culture through various public programs such as lectures by nationally-recognized Haitianists and Diasporic leaders, film screenings, concerts, technical training sessions and events in Miami's Little Haiti neighborhood. 2019 guest speakers include Haitian filmmaker, Arnold Antonin and leading feminist, activist and scholar, Sabine Lamour.
Mark your calendars for the 36th Annual J&E Workshop held at the fifth edition of the InterAmerican Press Association's SIPConnect! Join digital media experts representing 26 countries from throughout the Americas and Spain from July 24-26, 2019 at the Miami Hilton Downtown. Visit www.sipiapa.org for information. En julio de este año el cuarto encuentro SIPConnect reunió a propietarios y editores de medios de comunicación de 26 países de América Latina, Estados Unidos, el Caribe y España.
A bat, a ball, a boy with a dream and an unforeseen legacy left behind… Exploring its first “dramatic curation” What if Works has drawn its latest project from a compellingly evocative collection of short stories by Cuban American novelist Ana Menendez; “Baseball Dreams.” Co-sponsored by KGLACC, FIU SIPA, Caveman Productions, Books & Books, FIU CasaCuba, WhatIfWorks, Homestead Center of the Arts, Miami-Dade County, Star102.1FM, FIU RICOH, and Seminole Theater.
Join us for lively discussions, expert plenary sessions and participatory working groups to explore how the global Nicaraguan diaspora can contribute to the rebuilding of Nicaraguan democracy, rule of law and development. Learn about and contribute to a discussion of the following issues, economic development, corruption & justice, foreign policy, human rights, and how the Global Diaspora can contribute to rebuilding their nation from abroad. Space is limited.
The Conferencia Internacional Perú XIX, “Press and Literary Networks in 19th Century Latin America”, was originally organized at the University of San Marcos in Lima, Peru in 2009 with the hopes of finding and connecting new visions and studies regarding 19th century Latin America literature and press. The third version of this conference will take place in Miami Florida November 14th and 15th at Florida International University in the hopes of continuing this dialogue.