Adam Isacson

Still trying to understand Latin America, my own country, and why so few consequences are intended. These views are not necessarily my employer’s.


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Latin America-related events in Washington and online this week

Monday, October 3

  • 9:00 at Brazil votes: Where do we go from here? (RSVP required).

Tuesday, October 4

  • 11:00 at Hearing of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission on Considerations on Economic Sanctions.
  • 3:00–4:30 at Traitor, Survivor, Icon: La Malinche – Expressions of Gender-Based Violence from Mexico’s Inception (RSVP required).

Thursday, October 6

Latin America-related events in Washington and online this week

Monday, September 26, 2022

  • 10:00-11:00 at What’s Next for Brazil? The 2022 Elections and Beyond (RSVP required).

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

  • 10:00 at the Atlantic Council and US-Mexico border: How can greater efficiencies enhance economic potential? (RSVP required).

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

  • 10:00-10:45 at Press Briefing: Previewing Brazil’s General Election (RSVP required).

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Friday, September 30, 2022

  • 10:30-2:00 at Network to Address the Economic Consequences of Violence in Mexico (RSVP required).

Latin America-related events in Washington and online this week

Monday, September 19

Tuesday, September 20

Wednesday, September 21

Thursday, September 22

  • 9:00-10:15 at Reducing Poverty in Mexico: The Case of the State of Oaxaca (RSVP required).

Latin America-related events in Washington and online this week

Monday, September 12

Tuesday, September 13

  • 11:30 at CESCOS/Universidad ORT Uruguay: La Relación China-Estados Unidos y las Consecuencias para América Latina (RSVP required).
  • 3:30-5:00 at the Wilson Center and 200 Years of Bilateral Relations: The Perspective of the U.S. Ambassadors (RSVP required).

Wednesday, September 14

  • 9:00-10:15 at Competing Visions for Economic and Security Partnership in the Pacific — What Role for Latin America? (RSVP required).
  • 9:00 at CINEP YouTube and Facebook Live: Resistencia al genocidio desde el centro y el sur del Cesar.
  • 11:00-12:00 at Social Impact Investing – Trends in Latin American & the Caribbean Amid Turbulent Times (RSVP required).
  • 2:00-3:00 at Educational Connectivity in Complex Areas – A Call to Action to Solve Connectivity Gaps in Latin America (RSVP required).
  • 4:00 at Leaders of the Americas: A conversation with José Gregorio Baquero, CEO of CMI Foods (RSVP required).

Thursday, September 15

Latin America-related events in Washington and online this week

Tuesday, September 6

Wednesday, September 7

  • 9:00 at Provea online: ¿Qué aprendemos de las protestas del año 2017? (RSVP required).

Thursday, September 8

  • 11:00-12:00 at Offshore Wind Energy in LAC – Gauging Speed and Direction (RSVP required).
  • 12:00-1:00 at Rechazo: The vote on Chile’s constitutional plebiscite and what it means beyond national borders (RSVP required).
  • 2:00-3:00 at Hispanics in Philanthropy Zoom: Philanthropy in Cuba: Supporting Food Systems Transformations (RSVP required).
  • 4:00-5:00 at Witness at the Border Journey for Justice: a Border Pilgrimage (RSVP required).

Friday, September 9

  • 10:00-11:30 at A Compounding Crisis: Domestic Shortcomings, U.S. policies, and the Impact on Everyday Cubans (RSVP required).
  • 12:00 at UCSD USMEX Zoom: El impacto de la sequía en la relación México-Estados Unidos (RSVP required).
  • 1:00-5:00 at American University and Facebook Live: The Threat of Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing in Latin America and the Caribbean (RSVP required).

Latin America-related events online and in Washington this week

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

  • 10:00 in 216 Hart Senate Office Building and online: Hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee on Fighting Fentanyl: The Federal Response to a Growing Crisis.
  • 11:00-12:00 at Cancer & Covid-19: New Challenges to Controlling Cancer in Latin America and the Caribbean (RSVP required).
  • 1:00-2:00 at the Wilson Center: A Conversation with President Irfaan Ali of Guyana (RSVP required).

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

  • 11:00-12:00 at the Inter-American Dialogue: Colombian Energy Policy under Petro (RSVP required).
  • 1:00-2:00 at CSIS and online: Strengthening the Guyana – U.S. Relationship (RSVP required).
  • 2:00 in 310 Cannon House Office Building and online: Hearing of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, & Operations on Assessing CBP’s Use of Facial Recognition Technology.
  • 3:00-3:45 at AS-COA Zoom: How to Make Nearshoring in Latin America a Reality (RSVP required).
  • 4:00-5:00 at USIP and Images From Central America’s Wars and Its Unfinished Peace (RSVP required).
  • 8:00pm at CCINOC Zoom, Facebook, YouTube: La Lista Engel en el Norte de Centroamérica (RSVP required for Zoom).

Thursday, July 28, 2022

Friday, July 29, 2022

  • 10:00-11:15 at the Brookings Institution and The future of the US-Colombia relationship: A conversation with Ambassador Juan Carlos Pinzón (RSVP required).
  • 12:00-1:30 at Georgetown Zoom: Extraction and Exploitation: The Effects of Mining on Religious Communities (RSVP required).

Latin America-related events in Washington and online this week

All times are U.S. Eastern.

Monday, July 18

  • 10:00 at IACHR and online: Cuba, one year after #11J (RSVP required).

Tuesday, July 19

Wednesday, July 20

Friday, July 22

Latin America-related events in Washington or online this week

Monday, July 11

  • 11:00-12:00 at AMLO’s Visit to Washington: Key Issues on the Bilateral Agenda (RSVP required).
  • 1:00-3:00 at Verso Books EventBrite: Book Launch for Humanitarian Borders and Nobody is Protected (RSVP required).

Tuesday, July 12

  • 12:00 at Twitter Spaces: Real Solutions for the Border.
  • 1:00-5:00 at Florida International University and Zoom: Commemorating the Peace Accords in Guatemala and El Salvador: Promises & Lessons in Central America (RSVP required).
  • 2:00 at Race and Equality Zoom: Afro-Latin and Afro-Caribbean Women in Democracy (RSVP required).

Wednesday, July 13

  • 11:00 at DPLF Zoom: Muzzled Justice: The capture of #ElSalvador’s Justice System (RSVP required).
  • 12:00-2:00 at Fordham U Zoom: The State of Asylum Processing & U.S. Immigration Policy: The Impact of Families (RSVP required).
  • 2:00-3:00 at Going local: City collaboration following the Summit of the Americas (RSVP required).
  • 2:00-3:30 at International Aid in Haiti – Disappointing Outcomes (RSVP required).

Thursday, July 14

  • 11:00 at CEJIL Facebook and Zoom: Informe de la CIDH y Deterioro de la Justicia en Guatemala. (RSVP required).
  • 12:00-1:00 at Going Digital: The High Cost of Latin American Remittances and Cross-Border Payments (RSVP required).
  • 3:00-6:00 at Documenting Evidence of Femicide: Film Discussion of the “Caníbal, indignación total” Docuseries (RSVP required).

Friday, July 15

  • 11:00-12:30 at USIP and online: The Final Report of the Truth Commission from Colombia’s 2016 FARC Peace Accord (RSVP required).

Latin America-related online events this week

Tuesday, July 5

  • 8:00am at Vienna NGO Committee on Drugs Zoom: Webinar for Civil Society: The World Drug Report 2022 (RSVP required).

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

  • 10:00-11:30 at Preparations and Challenges Ahead of Brazil’s 2022 Presidential Election (RSVP required).
  • 12:00 at UCSD US-Mex Zoom: Vida y violencia en la Sierra Tarahumara (RSVP required).

Thursday, July 7

Friday, July 8

  • 12:00 at UCSD US-Mex Zoom: Prohibición al aborto en Estados Unidos: Impacto en comunidad migrante y México (RSVP required).

Latin America-related events online and in Washington this week

Monday, June 27, 2022

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

  • 12:00 at YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: []Transmisión Virtual del Acto Público de Presentación del Informe Final de la Comisión de la Verdad](
  • 12:30-2:00 at Low-Carbon Hydrogen in LAC – Prospects and Pathways (RSVP required).

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Latin America-related events in Washington and online this week

All times are U.S. Eastern time zone.

Monday, June 13

  • 1:00-2:00 at What to Expect from the Colombian Presidential Elections (RSVP required).

Tuesday, June 14

Wednesday, June 15

Thursday, June 16

Latin America-related events online and in Washington this week

All times are U.S. Eastern time zone.

Tuesday, June 7

  • 4:30-7:00 at and in Los Angeles: A Path to Self-Sufficiency: Advancing Venezuelan Refugee Integration in the Americas (RSVP required).
  • 8:00-9:30 on Zoom and in Los Angeles: From Deterrence To Integration: Civil Society Voices On Migration Policy Challenges and Good Practices In The Americas (RSVP required).
  • 8:00 on Facebook and YouTube and in Los Angeles: Peaceful Demonstrations in Latin America: Reflections on Cuba one year after #11J (RSVP required).

Wednesday, June 8

Friday, June 10

  • 1:00-3:30 at Zoom and in Los Angeles: The State of Democracy in Latin America and the World (RSVP required).
  • 10:00PM in Los Angeles and at The joint future of the Caribbean working with Latin America (RSVP required).

Latin America-related events this week

(All times U.S. Eastern)

Monday, May 31

Thursday, June 2

  • 11:00-12:00 at Why We Fight: A Conversation with Christopher Blattman (RSVP required).
  • 4:00-5:00 at Economía ambiental y la valoración de los ecosistemas naturales (RSVP required).

Latin America-Related Events This Week

Monday, May 23, 2022

  • 2:00-3:30 at Road to the Summit: A digital future for the Americas (RSVP required).

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Thursday, May 26, 2022

  • 9:00 in 106 Dirksen Senate Office Building and Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights, and Global Women’s Issues on Ninth Summit of The Americas.
  • 11:00-12:30 at USAID MujerProspera / WomanProsper Winners Announcement Event: “Advancing Gender Equality in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras” (RSVP required).
  • 4:00-5:00 at Refugees International: Experiences of Haitian Migrants in Mexico and at the U.S. Border (RSVP required).

Latin America-related online events this week

Wednesday, April 6

Thursday, April 7

Friday, April 8

  • 8:30-9:15 at Brazil’s path ahead: A conversation with Brazil’s former Minister of Justice Sergio Moro (RSVP required).
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