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Reflections from Peacebuilding in Colombia and Security in Latin America by Piper Goeking (A’22)

by jtijssen
Reflections from Peacebuilding in Colombia and Security in Latin America by Piper Goeking (A’22) Nov 12

The Tufts Latin American Committee (LAC) hosted its second panel of the semester on the Colombian peace process and its connection to security in Latin America. The panel featured Tufts alumni Mauricio Artiñano (A’06, EPIIC’04) of the United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia and Helaina Stein (A’10, EPIIC’08) of the United States Mission to the Organization of American States (OAS). Through Artiñano’s and Stein’s respective experiences with the region, the panel explored the context of the Colombian conflict, the current state of affairs surrounding the peace agreement, and the future of the peace process given domestic and international developments.

Oct 18

Amazon Rainforest Fires by Ariana Barreiro (E’23)

by jtijssen

On the afternoon of October 16th, the Latin American Committee at Tufts (LAC) hosted its first panel of the semester to discuss the causes and implications of the Amazon Rainforest fires, which have burned down over 2.2 million acres of primary and secondary forests in 2019 alone. The panelists, Dr.

Oct 10

Fake News in Brazil's Elections by Piper Goeking(A’22)

by jtijssen

The Latin American Committee (LAC) held its first bi-weekly discussion of the semester as a discourse on the role of fake news in Brazil’s elections. The group explored the topic primarily through the lens of WhatsApp, given that the social media platform has increasingly been used as a vehicle to circulate fake news.

Mar 10

Migration in Latin America by Santiago Moguel (A’22)

by tuftsigl

To close the theme of migration, the Latin American Committee (LAC) hosted a panel with Professor Katrina Burgess, Professor Helen Marrow, and Mario Delgado ‘A19.

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