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

Monday, February 11, 2019 2:30–3:30 at the Heritage Foundation: Venezuela at a Tipping Point (RSVP required). 5:30–7:30 at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies: Foreign Policy in Bolsonaro’s Brazil (RSVP required). Tuesday, February 12, 2019 8:30–1:00 at the Wilson Center: Seventh Annual U.S.-Mexico Security Conference: New Government, Old Challenges in Mexico’s Security Landscape […]

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Latin America-related events in Washington this week

Monday, February 4 2:30-5:00 at the Inter-American Dialogue: “Venezuela: Between Hope and Uncertainty” (RSVP required). Tuesday, February 5 8:30-11:00 at the Inter-American Dialogue: “Corruption Prosecutions in the Americas: A Comparative Analysis” (RSVP required). 12:30-2:00 at Georgetown University: “U.S Foreign Policy for South America 2003 to 2015” (RSVP required). Wednesday, February 6 10:15 in Room SH-216, […]

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Latin America-related events in Washington this week

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 10:00 in Room 2118, Rayburn House Office Building: Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on “Department of Defense’s Support to the Southern Border.” 12:30–2:00 at CSIS: A Conversation with Venezuela’s New Special Representative to the OAS, Gustavo Tarre (RSVP required). Wednesday, January 30, 2019 9:00–10:30 at the Atlantic Council: Guaidó […]

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Latin America-related events in Washington this week

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 4:00-5:30 at American University: Cuba in 2019 (RSVP required). Wednesday, January 23, 2019 9:00-10:00 at the Atlantic Council: Brazil’s Bolsonaro in 2019: What to Expect from LatAm’s Newest Leader (RSVP required).

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Latin America-related events in Washington this week

Tuesday, January 15 2:30-4:00 at CSIS: Multilateral Institutions and an Illegitimate Regime in Venezuela (RSVP required). Friday, January 18 2:15-3:30 at Georgetown University: El Salvador 2019: Perspectives from presidential candidate Nayib Bukele (RSVP required).

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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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