Puerto Rico

2019 Apr 19

Central America and the Caribbean Film Series presents: Puerto Rico: Trouble in Paradise

5:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium, 1730 Cambridge Street

Trouble in Paradise: Puerto Rico After Maria

A look at 21st century Puerto Rico, especially in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria and the preexisting crisis. Conversation about the status quo and communities standing up when faced with social abandonment.

Film Series:  April 19 (DRCLAS), Fall (Date TBD, IBA)
Presented by DRCLAS, Inquilinos Boricuas en Accion (IBA), Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico School of Law, Consulado General de México en Boston, Boston Latino International Film Festival (BLIFF) and The Cultural Agents Initiative at...

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2018 Nov 26

Harvard Puerto Rican Student Association Event: "Beyond María: What's Next?"

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Smith Campus Center, Mt. Auburn Room (2nd floor) building 1350 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge MA

This will be an open forum discussion to address the following topics:

• health after natural disasters

• infrastructure

• public health concerns

• risk modeling among others

2018 Oct 04

Student Info Session: DRCLAS January Programs

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

DRCLAS, Room S216, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St.

Interested in spending January in Latin America? Come to the DRCLAS Info Session to learn how you can get involved in the region over casual refreshments. Gain internship experience, study, or participate in experiential learning through immersive programs offered this January.

Info Session will cover details about the following programs:

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2018 Apr 24

Tuesday Seminar Series: Puerto Rico: An Exclave in Decline

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Hiram Ramirez-Rangel, Divisional Executive Vice-President and Co-Branch Manager of AXA Advisors, LLC, Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico’s current financial and economic crisis is examined firstly by examining the geopolitical dynamics that once sustained its role as an American exclave, and which gradually changed, giving way to a period of decline in strategic importance. As its importance as exclave began to decline, the Island turned to both external and internal sources of financing to mitigate or defer economic and financial adjustment...

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2017 Nov 12

HHI: Hurricane Relief Concert

6:30pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Club Oberon, 2 Arrow St., Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative is organizing a benefit concert on Sunday, November 12 to raise funds for organizations providing humanitarian relief for communities affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma & Maria. The concert is co-sponsored by the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, and the Texas Club of Harvard College.

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2017 Oct 19

Harvard Kennedy School: Understanding Puerto Rico’s Past & Present Relationship to the United States

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge, MA. Littauer L-324 Fainsod Room

Speaker: Pedro Reina Pérez, Director of the Harvard Puerto Rico Institute; Former Wilbur Marvin Visiting Scholar at DRCLAS

Pedro Reina Pérez is an award-winning historian and journalist specializing in contemporary Spanish Caribbean history and is the director of the Harvard Puerto Rico...

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