Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Coronavirus and Latin America: The Response from Venezuela and Costa Rica

May 18th, 2020
5:30 PM

Location
ONLINE
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Join us for an informal online conversation with leading scholars from the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research. Executive Director of CIPR, Ludovico Feoli and Richard Greenleaf Visiting Professor, Francisco Rodríguez will explore how Venezuela and Costa Rica have responded to the COVID-19 crisis. The program will focus on the implications of migration policies, economic systems and the larger effect on the communities themselves. The conversation is moderated by PhD candidate at the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, José Nico Cabrera-Schneider. The moderated conversation will be followed by questions from participants.

Please join us to learn more about the different responses from Latin America to COVID-19. This online webinar is open to all educators and students interested in gaining a different perspective to this pandemic.

Sponsored by Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies and the Center for Latin American Studies at Vanderbilt University.

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://tulane.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJApdeGqpj4vE9PEqmcCE0inEsOGZfU7cbxh

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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