Access to Information on/for Venezuelan Refugees

When? Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 4pm (EST, Caracas, Port of Spain), 3pm (Lima, Bogota) Video recording in English and Spanish below. Please choose closed captions – settings for either Spanish or English automated translation. Speakers: Tim Howe, Regional Coordinator, R4V Ivonne Garza, Associate, O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown Law SchoolContinue reading “Access to Information on/for Venezuelan Refugees”

Access to Women’s Rights (Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay)

When? Thursday, September 2, 2021 at 4pm (EST, Asuncion), 5pm (Buenos Aires, Montevideo). Video recording in Spanish below. Please choose closed captions – settings for either Spanish subtitles or English translation. Speakers: Ornela Mazza, Head of the Office of Access to Public Information, Argentina Graciela Romero, Electronic Government Agency and Information Knowledge Society, AGESIC, UruguayContinue reading “Access to Women’s Rights (Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay)”

Access to Education (Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and Cuba)

When? Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at 4pm (EST, San Juan, Santo Domingo, Havana). Video recording in Spanish below. Please choose closed captions – settings for either Spanish subtitles or English translation. Speakers: Vladimir Rozón, Coordinator, Observatorio Político Dominicano Carla Minet, Executive Director, Centro de Periodismo Investigativo, Puerto Rico Sergio Angel Baquero, Coordinator, Observatorio de Libertad Académica,Continue reading “Access to Education (Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and Cuba)”

Access to Information on Elections (Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador)

When? Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 4pm (EST, La Paz), 3pm (Lima, Quito), 5pm (Santiago). Video recording in Spanish below. Please choose closed captions – settings for either Spanish subtitles or English translation. Speakers: Gerardo Sánchez, Specialist, Department of Electoral Cooperation and Observation (DECO), Organization of American States (OAS) Daniela Hormazabal, Researcher, Consejo Directivo delContinue reading “Access to Information on Elections (Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador)”

Conferência sobre Acesso à Informação: América Latina e Caribe – Setembro 2021

English – Español Quando? Todas as terças e quintas-feiras durante todo o mês de setembro de 2021. Quinta-feira, 2 de setembro de 2021: Acesso aos Direitos da Mulher (Argentina, Uruguai e Paraguai) às 16h (EST, Assunção), 17h (Buenos Aires, Montevidéu), espanhol e inglês. Gravação aqui. Terça-feira, 7 de setembro de 2021: Acesso à educação (PortoContinue reading “Conferência sobre Acesso à Informação: América Latina e Caribe – Setembro 2021”

Conferencia sobre el Acceso a la Información: América Latina y el Caribe – Septiembre 2021

English – Português ¿Cuándo? Cada martes y jueves durante todo el mes de septiembre 2021. Jueves, 2 septiembre 2021: Acceso a los Derechos de la Mujer (Argentina, Uruguay y Paraguay) a las 4pm (EST, Asunción), 5pm (Buenos Aires, Montevideo), Español e Inglés. Grabación aquí. Martes, 7 septiembre 2021: Acceso a la Educación (Puerto Rico, Rep.Continue reading “Conferencia sobre el Acceso a la Información: América Latina y el Caribe – Septiembre 2021”

Conference on Access to Information: Latin America and the Caribbean (CAI:LAC) September 2021

Español – Português When? Every Tuesday and Thursday during the entire month of September 2021. Thursday, September 2, 2021: Access to Women’s Rights (Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay) at 4pm (EST, Asuncion), 5pm (Buenos Aires, Montevideo), Spanish and English. Video recording here. Tuesday, September 7, 2021: Access to Education (Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and Cuba) atContinue reading “Conference on Access to Information: Latin America and the Caribbean (CAI:LAC) September 2021”

Regional Challenges in the Caribbean

COVID-19 Reports on Latin America and the Caribbean: No. 60 In the aftermath of the volcanic eruption in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the country received direct aid from CARICOM neighbours such as Barbados, Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago, and fellow Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) members such as Grenada and Saint Kitts and Nevis,Continue reading “Regional Challenges in the Caribbean”

St. Vincent and the Grenadines Between a Pandemic and a Volcanic Eruption

COVID-19 Reports on Latin America and the Caribbean: No. 59 “The Caribbean is beautiful, but it is fraught with danger.”   – Elizabeth Morgan,  Specialist in International Trade Policy and International Politics On January 2nd, 2021, the multi-island, eastern Caribbean state of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (hereafter referred to as Saint Vincent), with a populationContinue reading “St. Vincent and the Grenadines Between a Pandemic and a Volcanic Eruption”

Cryptocurrencies in Central America Amidst the Need for Vaccine Coordination

COVID-19 Reports on Latin America and the Caribbean: No. 58 President Bukele in El Salvador instituted some of the toughest measures in the region to contain the pandemic, and managed to win a major victory in his control of the legislature. His pandemic relief efforts included 3 months of frozen utilities charges, and $300/month subsidies toContinue reading “Cryptocurrencies in Central America Amidst the Need for Vaccine Coordination”