Latin America's Year of Elections

Thursday, October 11, 2018
Janine Costa/Reuters
Speakers
Cynthia J. Arnson

Director, Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Michael J. Camilleri

Director, Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program, Inter-American Dialogue; Author, "Why Antiestablishment Fervor is Growign in Latin America", Foreign Affairs

Luisa Palacios

Co-Head of Emergning Markets and Head of latin America, Medley Global Advisors

Presider
Kezia F. McKeague

Director, Latin America Practice, McLarty Associates

Speakers provide an analysis of the political, social, and economic implications of the upcoming elections sweeping Latin America.

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