Burning Issues

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Journalist Oscar Martínez spoke about Central American migration for an event at Duke in spring 2019. 

The CLACS Burning Issues in Latin America Series features subjects of key relevance for Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

CLACS invites scholars and practitioners who are able to present a fair and complex view of the issue at stake and engage in conversation with our student, research, and faculty body as well as with the general public.

The Burning Issues in Latin America Series has a long tradition at CLACS and has covered issues related to politics, journalism, the environment, security and violence, energy, governance, etc.

Past events include:

Former Costa Rican president says progress of democracy is at risk in Central America
February 27, 2019

Crisis in the Andes: Why Venezuela is Different
March 6, 2019

Foreseeable Flight: How have U.S. and Central America created regions of displacement?
April 12, 2019

March 1 - 2, 2018 Conference 
After DACA: Más allá de DACA | Más allá de la Deportation - Perspectives from the U.S. and Mexico

A Conversation with Simon Romero (New York Times)
November 20, 2016