Luis Guillermo Solís Named Chief of the OAS Electoral Observation Mission for Honduran Elections


The Organization of American States (OAS) appointed LACC Interim Director and former President of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solís, as the Chief of the OAS Electoral Observation Mission for the November 28 General Elections in Honduras. President Solís will oversee the Mission, comprised of over 80 people, with the goal of strengthening democracy in Honduras.

LACC Bolivia High Andes Qualitative Field Study Participant Featured in Santa Fe College Podcast


Ann Laffey, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Santa Fe College (SFC), participated in LACC's 2021 Bolivia High Andes Qualitative Field Study for Community College and Minority Serving Institution Faculty. In the podcast "Immersed in Bolivian Language and Culture," Professor Laffey speaks with Dr. Vilma Fuentes, Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs at SFC, about her experience in Bolivia.

Renata Utsunomiya Joins LACC as a Visiting Scholar from Brazil


LACC welcomes Renata Utsunomiya, our Visiting Scholar and Exchange Doctoral Student. Renata is a Ph.D. student from the Universidade de São Paulo (USP) in Brazil and will work at FIU on research projects focused on the Amazon as part of LACC's Brazilian Studies Program of Excellence. Welcome Renata!

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International Creole Month Events

10/12/2021 12:00 PM

Activities to celebrate International Creole/Kreyòl Month. In cooperation with FIU Department of Modern Languages, FIU Creole Program, North Miami Beach Senior High, Radio Energie, LangSE and Fakilte Legwistik Aplike FLA, State University of Haiti. All events in Haitian Creole. Made possible with support from LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant. Part of LACC's FLAC Lecture Series and LACC's Haitian Studies Program of Excellence.

FIU Music Festival 2021: Celebrating Cuban Music

10/20/2021 07:30 PM

Join us for the opening night festival concert, filled with the classical and unmistakable rhythms of Cuba. Presented by FIU Music and co-sponsored by LACC, CasaCuba, and the Cuban Research Institute. Made possible with support from LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant.

Reflections on Haiti: Layering the Conversation through Advocacy

10/21/2021 03:00 PM

This panel offers timely analyses from a diverse group of leaders on the ground, including the earthquake impacted areas and the U.S. Mexico Border, that explores the common roots of these seemingly separate events. Presented by the Haitian Studies Association. Co-sponsored by LACC, Haiti Advocacy Working Group, NOLA, Haiti Response Coalition, Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti, and American Jewish World Service. Made possible with support from LACC's US Dept. of Ed. Title VI Grant.

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