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 online events this week

Monday, August 3

  • 11:00-12:00 at Understanding the Role of the United Nations in Venezuela (RSVP required).
  • 2:00 at Zoom: Remembering the Mass Shooting in El Paso and Controlling Gun Trafficking to Mexico (RSVP required).
  • 4:00-5:00 at The Price of Gold: The Cost of Mechanized Mining in Chocó, Colombia (RSVP required).
  • 5:00-6:00 at El cómo de las reformas educativas– una conversación con ex ministros (RSVP required).

Tuesday, August 4

Wednesday, August 5

  • 11:00 at Threatening Democratic Norms and Closing Civil Space in Latin America (RSVP required).

Thursday, August 6

  • 12:00 at Judicial Corruption in the U.S.: Big Oil’s Political Prisoner Steven Donziger Under House Arrest for One Year (RSVP required.

Latin America-related Online Events This Week

Tuesday, July 28

Wednesday, July 29

  • 10:30–12:00 at Report Launch and Conversation on U.S.-Mexico Relations with Current and Former Ambassadors(RSVP required).
  • 11:00–12:00 at Rising Corruption and Undermining Rule of Law in Latin America (RSVP required).
  • 12:00 at Zoom: Pandemia y autoritarismo: retos de la libertad de prensa en el norte de Centroamérica (RSVP required).
  • 3:00–4:30 at Voices from the Border: Humanitarians and Missing Migrants (RSVP required).

Thursday, July 30

Friday, July 31


Monday, June 8, 2020

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

  • 11:00-12:00 at Pay the Piper: Latin America’s COVID-19 Response and Prospects for Recovery (RSVP required).
  • 11:00-12:00 at Immigration and Border Security: Where Are We Now and What’s Next? (RSVP required).
  • 6:00-8:00 at El Despojo: Land, Migration & Resistance in Central America (RSVP required).

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Latin America-related online events this week

Monday, June 1

  • 11:00-12:00 at Riqueza desperdiciada: la nueva política energética (RSVP required).
  • 3:00-4:00 at Argentina – Between Covid-19 and Default (RSVP required).

Tuesday, June 2

Wednesday, June 3

  • 10:00 at COVID-19 and the Global Fight Against Mass Incarceration (RSVP required).
  • 3:30-5:00 at Bilateral Cooperation During the H1N1 Pandemic: Lessons from the U.S.-Mexico Border (RSVP required).

Thursday, June 4

  • 9:00-12:30 at Venezuela’s Crisis from Global Perspectives: Identifying Drivers, Transitions, and Pathways out of Crisis (RSVP required).
  • 2:00 at The next phase of the US-Brazil economic relationship: Bilateral perspectives (RSVP required).
  • 7:00 at Conflicto armado, debilidad estatal y opinion pública (RSVP required).

Friday, June 5

  • 4:00-5:00 at El Cambio Climático y su Impacto en el Caribe (RSVP required).

The day ahead: May 27, 2020

I may be reachable in the afternoon between meetings. (How to contact me)

I’m on a writing deadline in the morning and will have e-mail and chat apps closed until I finish. I’ve got internal meetings in the late morning, and will be sitting in on an online event about militaries in Latin America in the afternoon.

Latin America-related online events this week

Tuesday, May 26

  • 9:00 at A Window of Opportunity: Support to the Rule of Law in Guatemala (RSVP required).
  • 11:00-1:00 at Violent Non-State Actors and COVID-19: Challenge or Opportunity? (RSVP required).

Wednesday, May 27

Thursday, May 28

  • 11:00-12:00 at Addressing the China Challenge in Latin America (RSVP required).
  • 2:00-3:00 at Voices from the Border: Voices from the Guatemala ACA (RSVP required).
  • 2:00-3:00 at A Pandemic of Violence: A Global Discussion of COVID-19 and Gender-Based Violence (RSVP required).

Latin America-related online events this week

Monday, May 18, 2020

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

  • 10:00-11:30 at People Power in a Pandemic: How Movements are Confronting COVID (RSVP required).
  • 11:00-2:00 at FIU Fifth Annual Hemispheric Security Conference (RSVP required).
  • 1:00-3:00 at Colombian Military Espionage: An Attack on Post-Conflict Reformers and the Free Press (RSVP required).
  • 2:00-3:00 at The Impact of COVID-19 on Gender Disparities in Latin America (RSVP required).

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

  • 10:00 at Respuestas fiscales para una crisis global. Por una agenda latinoamericana de reformas redistributivas (RSVP required).
  • 11:00 at Migration & Immigration (RSVP required).
  • 11:00-12:00 at The Role of Multilateral Organizations in Latin America During the COVID-19 Crisis (RSVP required).
  • 11:00-12:30 at FIU Fifth Annual Hemispheric Security Conference (RSVP required).
  • 12:00-1:30 at Voices in the Pandemic – Covid-19 and Freedom of Expression in the Americas (RSVP required).
  • 1:30-2:30 at U.S. Arms Sales in the Time of COVID-19 (RSVP required).
  • 4:00 at (IN) Seguridades en fase coronavirus

Thursday, May 21, 2020

  • 9:00-12:30 at FIU Fifth Annual Hemispheric Security Conference (RSVP required).
  • 11:00 at President Alejandro Giammattei: Reactivating Guatemala’s economy post COVID-19 (RSVP required).

Friday, May 22, 2020

  • 11:00-11:45 at Assessing the Economic and Social Impact of Covid-19 – A Conversation with OECD Secretary-General, Ángel Gurría (RSVP required).
  • 11:00-12:45 at FIU Fifth Annual Hemispheric Security Conference (RSVP required).

Latin America-related online events this week

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

  • 2:00 at China-Brazil relations under COVID–19 (RSVP required).

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

  • 11:00–12:00 at The COVID–19 Response in El Salvador and Nicaragua: Two Sides of the Same Authoritarian Coin? (RSVP required).
  • 11:00–12:00 at Innovation and Technology in Latin America’s Post-Pandemic Recovery (RSVP required).

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Friday, May 15, 2020

  • 1:00–2:00 at The Fight to Defend the Health and Safety of Ice Detainees: Litigation, Organizing, and Advocacy (RSVP required).

Latin America-related online events this week

Monday, May 4

Wednesday, May 6

Thursday, May 7

  • 4:00–5:00 at Technology, Borderlands, and the Future of U.S.-Mexico Ties (RSVP required).

Latin America-related online events this week

Monday, April 27

Tuesday, April 28

  • 10:00–11:00 at Trends in Global Arms Transfers and Military Spending (RSVP required).
  • 10:30–11:45 at Confronting COVID-19 in Brazil: Safeguarding Public Health, Social Welfare, and Economic Policy Amid a Political Crisis (RSVP required).

Wednesday, April 29

  • 10:00–11:00 at Covid-19 and Human Rights in Latin America – A Conversation with Michelle Bachelet (RSVP required).
  • 11:30–1:00 at La primera infancia y el Covid-19 – Respuestas a la emergencia (RSVP required).

Thursday, April 30

Latin America-related online events this week

Monday, April 20

  • 2:00–3:30 at Economic Sanctions during a Pandemic (RSVP required).

Tuesday, April 21

  • 1:00–2:30 at Gun Violence in Mexico and Central America: Facing the Challenges and the Path to Solutions (RSVP required).

Wednesday, April 22

  • 1:00–2:00 at Human Rights in Bolsonaro’s Brazil: The fight for the rights of Brazilian ethnic and minority groups during COVID-19 (RSVP required).
  • 4:00–5:00 at Immigration and the US-Mexico Border during the Pandemic: A Conversation with Members of Congress (RSVP required).

Thursday, April 23

  • 12:00-1:30 at Using Economic Principles to Identify and Understand Drug Trafficking Networks (RSVP required).
  • 2:30-3:30 at University of Miami: COVID-19 in the Americas: Politics and Policy (RSVP required).

Latin America-related Online Events This Week

Tuesday, April 14

  • 4:00 at President Iván Duque: Colombia’s COVID-19 response and strategies moving forward (RSVP required).

Wednesday, April 15

  • 10:00–11:15 at Coronavirus and Conflict: The Security Sector Response (RSVP required).
  • 11:00–12:00 at Covid-19 in Latin America: The Role of Social Policy (RSVP required).
  • 11:00–12:00 at Examining the Trump Administration’s Recent Actions on Venezuela (RSVP required).

Thursday, April 16

  • 4:00 at COVID-19 in Brazil: Health, political, and economic implications of the pandemic (RSVP required).

Latin America-Related Online Events This Week

Monday, April 6

  • 9:30 at Humanitarian Protection in an Era of Pandemic (RSVP required).
  • 2:00 at Impacto económico y social del COVID-19 en Colombia (RSVP required).

Tuesday, April 7

  • 10:30–12:00 at Implementing USMCA: A Conversation with Luz Maria de la Mora, Mexico’s Undersecretary for Foreign Trade (RSVP required).
  • 3:00–4:30 at La Educación Virtual en Tiempos del Covid-19 (RSVP required).

Wednesday, April 8

Latin America-related online events this week

Tuesday, March 31

  • 4:00 at Impact of the oil market crash on the major producers in Latin America: A closer look at Brazil and Mexico (RSVP required).

Wednesday, April 1

  • 12:00–1:00 at Price War Meets Pandemic – Energy’s Perfect Storm in Latin America (RSVP required).

Thursday, April 2

  • 9:00–10:30 at Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Migrants and Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean (RSVP required).
  • 11:00 at COVID-19 in Latin America: Tackling Health Care & Other Impacts for Vulnerable Migrant Populations (RSVP required).
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