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Venezuela: What's Next?

Apr. 23, 2019

The Baker Institute Center for Energy Studies and Latin America Initiative host a panel discussion on the ...

Politics and Foreign Investmnet in Latin ...

Oct. 02, 2014

This Vecinos Lecture Series brings together experts from the private sector and academia to help interpret the ...

Vecinos Lecture Series -- New Regionalism ...

This panel brings together a group of experts to explore the causes and consequences of new regionalism in Latin America, ...

The Evolving Immigration Debate: Reform and ...

The Bipartisan Policy Center and the Baker Institute host a discussion on immigration reform and national security.

IMMIGRATION REFORM: A SYSTEM FOR THE ...

April 9 , 2013

Leading U.S. immigration experts, public policy scholars and political figures debate issues and solutions to crucial ...

AMERICAS PROJECT 2012 -- BUILDING GLOBAL ...

October 25, 2012

A panel of experts from across the Americas address the economic costs and benefits for countries developing ...

NATIONAL SECURITY THREATS AT OUR SOUTHWEST ...

February 21, 2012

Congressman Michael T. McCaul, R-Texas, discusses security risks along the U.S.-Mexico border.

VENEZUELA: CHALLENGES FOR THE NEW PRESIDENT

November 17, 2011

A panel of scholars from Venezuela previews the country’s 2012 presidential election during this installment of the ...

MEXICO: CHALLENGES FOR THE NEW PRESIDENT

October 20, 2011

As part of the Latin America Initiative’s Vecinos Lecture Series, a panel of experts addresses the political, ...

AMERICAS PROJECT 2011 -- 21ST CENTURY ...

October 13, 2011

Experts discuss sovereignty and territorial disputes, socioeconomic challenges driving migration, and transnational organized crime along porous borders ...

FREEDOM TO REPORT: JOURNALISM AND POLITICS ...

April 29, 2010

A Vecinos Lecture Series event about how journalism is adapting to Latin American political change.

THE MEXICO-U.S. BORDER THROUGH THE LENS ...

November 12, 2009

Writer and director Guillermo Arriaga discusses the influence of border issues on his work.

SUPPORTING AND SAFEGUARDING PEACE IN THE ...

October 9, 2009

Victor Rico discusses the international community for the Americas Project 2009.

For the original Spanish version, please ...

ENERGY, POLICY AND POLITICS: THE CHANGING ...

February 26, 2009

Policymakers, energy industry officials and scholars discuss emerging trends and influences shaping Latin American energy policy.

To ...

Neighbors of Consequence:

August 28, 2008

The Rice University Latin American Initiative presents former Mexican Foreign Affairs Secretary, Dr. Jorge Castañeda. In his ...