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Challenges for Central Banking: Perspectives from Latin America

In Challenges for Central Banking: Perspectives from Latin America, Professor Jácome and his coauthors (Yan Carriere-Swallow, Hamid Faruqee, and Krishna Srinivasan) hone in on challenges faced by central banks across Latin America, particularly in the wake of changes to banking policy and operations that came about as a result of the 2008-2009 financial crisis.

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CLAS Official Statement on Ecuadorian Pre-Election Poll

Georgetown University’s Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) has become aware of an internet news story claiming to cite evidence from a purported CLAS pre-election poll in Ecuador. We wish to make clear that this poll was NOT carried out by CLAS, nor was any such poll carried out by CLAS or any member of our community of scholars and researchers.

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Student Viewpoint: CLAS Ambassador Series, Uruguayan Ambassador Carlos Gianelli

Dr. Gianelli is an interesting person, to say the least. With his extensive career in law and Uruguay’s foreign service, he has keen insight into the position of Uruguay in the region and its relationships with other nations and international corporations. I appreciated his attention to detail and his extreme practicality.

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Student Viewpoint: The Art of Poetry and Politics

On Friday night four well-recognized figures of the world of writing and translation spoke after performing their pieces at the Mortara Center as part of a Georgetown University Center for Latin American Studies event titled “The Art of Poetry and Politics.” Translator Forrest Gander, and poet Valerie Mejer performed pieces inspired by Mejer’s experiences of her home country, México.

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Professor Monica Arruda de Almeida Recent Publications

Monica Arruda de Almeida is an adjunct professor at the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) at Georgetown University. Her research focus is on illicit economies, with an emphasis on anti-money laundering efforts. From 2005 to 2008, she was a faculty fellow at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Naomi Glassman

¡Nuestra Gente! Naomi Glassman

Naomi Glassman is a recent graduate student from the Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS), where she pursued Master’s degree in Latin American Studies and her Juris Doctor (J.D.) through a Dual Degree Program. She completed her studies May 2018.

Eric Salgado

¡Nuestra Gente! Eric Salgado

Eric Salgado is recent graduate from the Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS), where he completed a Master’s degree in Latin American Studies with distinction. A 2015 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellow, Eric is now working as a Foreign Service Officer (FSO) overseas. Eric completed his degree May 2017.

Monica Arruda de Almeida

¡Nuestra Gente! Monica Arruda de Almeida, Ph.D.

Monica Arruda de Almeida, Ph.D. arrived in the U.S. in 1994 in Brazil. Before pursuing her academic career, she was a journalist in Rio de Janeiro and then the United States. Dr. Arruda de Almeida was recently interviewed by BSFS fellow, Rocío Mondragón Reyes (SFS’19, Culture and Politics Major, Portuguese Minor).