Media outlets in the U.S. and Latin America covered the conference Governing Climate Change, which CLACS recently organized with the support and collaboration of several other units at Brown University. The conference was held on April 16, 2014 and featured former President of Mexico Felipe Calderón, former President of Chile and Brown University Professor at Large Ricardo Lagos, and representatives of several Latin American nations.
Richard Feinberg will speak next Tuesday, April 22 at the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Brown University. The title of his lecture is "Cuba: Can Reform Save Communism?"
Feinberg, a professor of international political economy at University of California, San Diego, served as special assistant to President Clinton and senior director of the National Security Council’s Office of Inter-American Affairs.
On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, CLACS will host a screening of a set of short documentary films by young Latin American scholar-activists that show how citizens in Medellin, Colombia and Zacatecas, Mexico surmount challenges of poverty, violence and social exclusion with dignity, resilience, and innovation.