We are working closely with Rice University to monitor the continued impact of Covid-19 on our community. The health and safety of our guests and staff are our top priority. All gatherings at Baker Hall through April 30 have been canceled. A current list of scheduled online events is available at bakerinstitute.org/events and will be updated with new webcasts and webinars. Please refer to emergency.rice.edu/coronavirus for additional information and updates.

Potential U.S. Sanctions May End Up Punishing Venezuelans Indiscriminately

The Trump administration is considering economic sanctions against Venezuela over the country’s upcoming constitutional assembly, but doing so would hurt the already suffering Venezuelan public, said Latin America Initiative program director Erika de la Garza. Sputnik International: http://bit.ly/2ux0cvr.