The Role of the US in a Changing Latin America

The Role of The United States in a Changing Latin America

a panel discussion with

Carl E. Meacham, Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate

and

Chairman Richard Lugar, , Republican Staff

and

Ambassador Héctor Timerman, Consul General of the Argentine Republic and Promotional Center in New York

and

Marifeli Pérez-Stable, Ph.D.,Vice President for Democratic Governance Inter-American Dialogue

and

Geoff Thale,Program Director and Senior Associate for Cuba and Central America, Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA)

Moderated by

Lissa Weinmann, Senior Fellow, World Policy Institute

Is a new ‘Latin American Consensus’ replacing the Washington Consensus of old? Recent developments in Latin America are shifting the dynamic between the United States and its southern neighbors. New political alliances and conflicts, the prospect of regional economic integration, shifting trade and investment patterns, and many other factors are prompting a fresh assessment of the U.S. role and approach to the hemisphere.

Monday, September 26, 2005, 3:30-6:00 p. m. Lang Student Center at The New School, 55 West 13th St. Admission is $5.00.

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