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Patricia Biermayr-Jenzano, Ph.D. Recent Publications

The report is a collection of stories and the analysis of rural women’s economic empowerment through their participation in agricultural value chains. The field work took place in Bolivia, Belize and Guatemala, commodities surveyed included: quinoa, cassava and maize respectively.

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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.