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​CLACS supports student and faculty research in Latin American and Caribbean studies and promotes dissemination of knowledge about the region.

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2014 NC Latin American Film Festival Begins

This year the festival focuses on the way music/rhythm is intertwined within the social, cultural, and historical constructions of the region. Sound-scapes and rhythm-scapes that represent the joys and sorrows and…
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Exhibit examines protest of Braceros for compensation for years of labor

At the invitation of Professor Luis Alfonso Herrera Robles, of the Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez and Colégio de Chihuahua, Duke Professor Charles Thompson visited the central plaza in Ciudad…
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Study launched to assess risks of drilling, mining in Peru

Duke University researchers have launched a new study to provide the first large-scale independent assessment of risks to human health and water resources from gas exploration and gold mining in one…
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