Post Tagged with: "Latin America"

S20 ARGENTINA Eugenio Díaz-Bonilla, head of the International Food Policy Research Institute’s Latin America Program, called for the restructuring of the Latin American food system to address high obesity rates at an event Nov. 27.

Reform Latin American Food Policy, Researchers Say

The food system in Latin America must be reformed to create healthier options for low-income and vulnerable groups, Eugenio Díaz-Bonilla, head of the International Food Policy Research Institute’s Latin America Program, said at an event Nov. 27 at the Intercultural Center. A food system includes the inputs and outputs of[Read More…]

by November 30, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Georgetown University celebrated its fifth annual Latinx Heritage Month, which will conclude after Dia de los Muertos festivities Nov. 2.

Georgetown Celebrates Latinx Heritage Month

Georgetown’s fifth annual Latinx Heritage Month concluded Oct. 15, after a month-long series of events stemming from collaborations between a range of campus organizations. On-campus programming will continue through Nov. 2, ending with celebrations for Dia de Los Muertos. Collaboration between different Latinx student groups made a significant difference in[Read More…]

by October 26, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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A group of energy experts discussed the challenges facing Latin American countries like Colombia, Venezuela, Panama and Mexico, in combatting climate change, sustaining economic growth and pushing for sustainable energy Oct.

Latin America Faces Energy Infrastructure Hurdles, Experts Argue

Latin American countries must overcome significant infrastructure problems before transitioning to more sustainable forms of energy, according to a panel of energy experts Oct. 27. Hosted by Georgetown’s Latin American Policy Association, a student group that analyzes Latin American domestic policy, as a part of the Extractive Industries in Latin[Read More…]

VIEWPOINT: Unite Women Across Borders

VIEWPOINT: Unite Women Across Borders

On the day after the inauguration, the world witnessed a storm of women in pink hats standing up for what they believe. Yet the women of the Women’s March on Washington were not the first to unite, and they will certainly not be the last. Over the past decade, women[Read More…]

by March 21, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Jesuits Reflect on Global Service

As part of Jesuit Heritage Week, Jesuits and the Georgetown University Latin American Student Association co-sponsored a discussion highlighting the broad impact of Jesuit service in Latin America in McShain Lounge on Thursday. The talk was led by panelists Fr. Matthew Carnes, S.J., Fr. John Montoya, S.J., Austin Rose (COL[Read More…]

by February 12, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Panelists discussed the political future of Latin America at a student-organized conference in the HFSC on Friday.

Panels Address Latin America

Seven student groups collaborated to host the university’s first student-led Latin American conference to address the region’s political future last Friday. The event, entitled “Latin America at a Crossroads,” featured three panel discussions in the Healey Family Student Center with leaders, policy makers and academics from the region. More than[Read More…]

by November 17, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
MSB Hosts Latin Students

MSB Hosts Latin Students

The McDonough School of Business is currently accommodating 40 Latin American leaders for a 12-week Global Competitiveness Leadership Program that began in late January. The GCL Program was founded in 2007 by Georgetown’s Latin American Board and has hosted around 250 fellows over the past seven years. According to professor[Read More…]

by March 7, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Sociologist Recounts Dark Side of Haitian History

Sociologist Jeb Sprague discussed his new book on paramilitary activity in Haiti at an event organized by the SFS Center for Latin American Studies in Intercultural Center Tuesday evening. “The basic theme of my book is that throughout Haitian history there have been democratic steps moving forward, but continuously there have been[Read More…]

by September 28, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News