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Resources in English on Latin America

Editor’s Note: For our readers who are interested in pursuing additional information and news about Latin America and the Caribbean, we have compiled a list of organizations and news sources that generally provide reliable information, which is not the case with...

Resources in English on Latin America

ROCLA Fall 2021 Newsletter

ROCLA's Fall 2021 Newsletter - It's our Fall Membership Drive! Providing members and friends with an expanded quarterly newsletter that covers many more Latin American countries and timely issues such as climate change, migration and cultural change.

ROCLA Fall 2021 Membership Drive

Sanctions Kill: Nicaragua in the Era of US Sanctions

Video now available! We are honored to present our next ROCLA speaker, Mr. Jaime Hermida Castillo, who currently serves as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Nicaragua to the UN, and previously was Deputy Permanent Representative of Nicaragua to the United Nations since March 2007.

Sanctions Kill: Nicaragua in the Era of US Sanctions

ROCLA Fall 2020 Newsletter

COVID-19 has affected all aspects of our daily lives, our activities and what motivates us as human beings. But ROCLA’s all-volunteer, committed, Steering Committee members have worked hard to move forward. We host speakers and monthly programs to provide you with accurate, on the ground, current information about Latin America. With the assistance of Zoom, we have “traveled” to Brazil, Cuba, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Venezuela, and the Mexican border. Our new convener, Tom Ward, reaches out to potential speakers and facilitates a very lively discussion following each monthly program.

ROCLA Fall 2020 Newsletter

Sowing Seeds of Peace: Inside Colombia’s Peace-Building Initiatives

ROCLA is co-sponsoring with the Committee on U.S. Latin America Relations (CUSLAR Public Issues Forum, at Cornell University) and the Cornell Latin American Studies program. Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 11:30 AM to 1 PM ET - “Sowing Seeds of Peace: Inside Colombia’s Peace-Building Initiatives.”

Sowing Seeds of Peace