Honduras

2017 Mar 08

Mexico, Central America & the Caribbean Program Seminar: Central America: The Region of Those Who Flee

5:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker:  Óscar Martínez, Investigative Journalist, ElFaro.net

Moderator: Ieva Jusionyte, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology

Óscar Martínez, an award-winning journalist, will discuss the pressing issues surrounding Central American immigration. From the civil wars of the late 20th century to the continuing violence of the present day, northern Central America has been a region that expels its very own people. Largely because of this fact, migration is a phenomenon that shapes these societies. To flee...

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2017 Apr 04

Tuesday Seminar Series: Latin America and the International Criminal Court: The Cases of Colombia, Venezuela, Honduras, and Mexico

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

**Please note, this seminar will be held in CGIS South, S-216**

Speaker: Luis Moreno Ocampo, Senior Fellow, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; former Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (2003-2012)

Moderator:  Steve Levitsky, Professor of Government, Department of Government, Harvard University

Luis...

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2016 May 06

Nieman Foundation Conversation with Salvadoran Journalist Carlos Dada

11:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

Knight Seminar Room, Lippmann House, One Francis Avenue

Carlos Dada is a Salvadoran journalist and the founder of El Faro, an award-winning news site renowned for its investigations on violence and organized crime; war crimes and corruption in Central America. He is the recipient of the Maria Moors Cabot prize for Latin American Reporting and a Latin American Studies Association Media Award recipient. He is a Stanford Knight Fellow and a fellow at the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library. Dada is a visiting lecturer at Yale, teaching a seminar on Journalism and Human Rights. He is also...

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2015 Apr 15

Juarez & Beyond: Saving Young Lives in Latin America

1:00pm

Location: 

Weil Town Hall, Belfer Center, HKS
Speaker: Enrique Betancourt, Director, Violence/Crime Prevention, Chemonics Int’l
What do we know about urban violence in Latin America? How can we prevent it? Enrique Betancourt, former head of Mexico’s National Center for Crime Prevention, discusses his successful efforts to reduce youth violence in Ciudad Juarez – resulting in a 57% decline in homicides –and his work to replicate the effort through Latin America.
Lunch will be provided.
Sponsored by the HKS Program in...
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James Cavallaro

Faculty Project: Panama Prison Conditions
Faculty Project: Central American Deportation Project

Panama Prison Conditions

Like many of its neighboring countries, Panama’s penitentiary system is characterized by harsh prison conditions. However...

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William  L Fash, Jr.

William L Fash, Jr.

Charles P. Bowditch Professor of Central American and Mexican Archaeology and Ethnology
Former DRCLAS Executive Committee member
Faculty Project: Archaeological Investigations and Heritage Conservation at a Gateway Site in the Copan Valley, Honduras

The Copan Hieroglyphic Stairway Scanning Project

The Hieroglyphic Stairway Scanning Project is a collaboration between the Corpus Maya...

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