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 this week

All Week Public Hearings of the OAS Inter-American Human Rights Commission, open to the public Monday, December 3 11:30–1:00 at the Atlantic Council: China-Latin America Trade at a Moment of Uncertainty: What Lies Ahead in 2019? (RSVP required). 2:30–5:00 at the Inter-American Dialogue: Human Rights and Grand Corruption: What Role for International Law? (RSVP required). […]

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Downloadable video and audio of our October 16 conference

Last week, WOLA posted to YouTube the five-plus-hour video of our October 16 conference, “Staying on Course: Security, Coca, Justice, and Accord Implementation in Colombia.” There, you can see the entirety of the outstanding panels in which visiting experts from Colombia talked about transitional justice, coca, and the security situation. Note that it’s in both […]

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Latin America-related events in Washington this week

Monday, October 29 11:00–12:30 at CSIS: What Lies Ahead as Argentina Navigates a Multifaceted Political and Economic Crisis? (RSVP required). Tuesday, October 30 1:00–3:35 at the American Enterprise Institute: Unraveling the web: Dismantling transnational organized crime networks in the Americas (RSVP required). 2:00–3:30 at the Wilson Center: Presentation by Roberto Campa, Secretary of Mexico’s Department […]

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Latin America-related events in Washington this week

Tuesday, October 23 9:00–11:00 at the Wilson Center: Turmoil in Nicaragua: Is There an End in Sight? (RSVP required). Wednesday, October 24 11:00–12:00 at the Brookings Institution: Financial tools for US policy toward Nicaragua and Venezuela: A conversation with Treasury Assistant Secretary Marshall Billingslea (RSVP required). 1:00–6:00 at George Mason University: Panel on Gangs, Migration, […]

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Latin America-related events in Washington this week

Monday, October 15, 2018 9:30–10:30 at the Wilson Center: The Future of Argentina: A Conversation with Sergio Massa (RSVP required). 11:00–1:00 at the Wilson Center: Colombian Private Sector Commitment in Rural Conflict Areas (RSVP required). Tuesday, October 16, 2018 8:30–4:00 at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace: Staying on Course: Security, Coca, Justice, and Accord […]

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Big Colombia conference is 9 days away: Tuesday the 16th

I’m really looking forward to having this group here. RSVP here, at WOLA’s website. Staying on Course: Security, Coca, Justice, and Accord Implementation in Colombia Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Root Room, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace,  1779 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC Two years after Colombia signed a historic peace accord with the […]

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Latin America-related events in Washington this week

Wednesday, October 10 9:00–11:00 at the Inter-American Dialogue: Mexico’s Security Crisis: What Lies Ahead for AMLO? (RSVP required). 6:00–8:00 at the Wilson Center: AMLO and the Outlook for North American Free Trade (RSVP required). Friday, October 12 10:00–12:00 at the Wilson Center: Will Brazil Go Right or Left? (RSVP required). 10:30–12:00 at CSIS: Venezuela as […]

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Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards are Thursday

I forgot to look at my own calendar when putting together my “events coming up this week” post yesterday. I missed a big one: Thursday, October 4, 2018 5:30 at the Carnegie Institute of Washington: 42nd Annual Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards (RSVP required; tickets are $75). HONORING: New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice and Derechos Humanos y Medio […]

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Latin America-related events in Washington next week

(A strange week ahead: after scanning Congress, the think tanks, and the universities, I see only one relevant event scheduled for next week.) Thursday, October 4, 2018 12:30–2:00 at the Georgetown University Intercultural Center: Ecuador & U.S. Bilateral Relations: Insights from Ambassador Francisco Carrión Mena (RSVP required).

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October 16 Colombia conference announcement

This is open to the public and runs all day. I’m happy to say that almost everyone we invited to be a panelist has agreed to join us. It’s an incredible lineup. Join us if you’re around. Staying on Course: Security, Coca, Justice, and Accord Implementation in Colombia Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 8:30am-4:00pm Root Room, […]

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Latin America-Related Events in Washington This Week

Monday, September 24, 2018 9:00–10:30 at the Wilson Center: A View from the White House: Latin America Policy Under the Trump Administration (RSVP required). 9:00–4:30 at the Wilson Center: The Scientific, Social, and Economic Dimensions of Development in the Amazon (RSVP required). 2:30–4:30 at the Inter-American Dialogue: A Conversation with Valdrack Jaentschke (RSVP required). Tuesday, […]

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Latin America-related events in Washington next week

Tuesday, September 18 10:00 in Room 342, Dirksen Senate Office Building: Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security Committee on “The Implications of the Reinterpretation of the Flores Settlement Agreement for Border Security and Illegal Immigration Incentives.” 10:00 in Room 419, Dirksen Senate Office Building: Business meeting of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for ambassadorial nominations […]

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Latin America-related events in Washington this week

Monday, September 10 3:00–4:30 at the Wilson Center: Will Women Decide the Brazilian Election? The Potential Impact of Female Voters and Candidates (RSVP required). Tuesday, September 11 9:00–10:30 at the Wilson Center: New Rules for the Rule of Law in Argentina (RSVP required). 10:00–12:00 at the Wilson Center: Reforming Brazilian Infrastructure Procurement: Looking at Practical […]

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Latin America-related events in Washington this week

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 10:00 at the Wilson Center: The Crisis in Nicaragua: Is a Resolution in Sight? (RSVP required). 12:00 at WOLA: Analyzing What the 2018 Elections Mean for Colombia’s Pacific Coast Communities (RSVP required). Wednesday, July 11, 2018 10:00 in Room 2172, Rayburn House Office Building: Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee […]

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Latin America-related events in Washington this week

Monday, June 4, 2018 10:00–12:00 at CEJIL: Retrocesos en el Perú en la búsqueda de verdad, memoria y justicia: Del indulto a Fujimori a los ataques a la memoria colectiva. 11:30–2:00 at the Inter-American Dialogue: Violence and the Democratic Transition in Nicaragua (RSVP required). 1:00–3:00 at the Council on Foreign Relations: Doing Justice: Electing the […]

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