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Korbel Latin America Center Students Present at the 2015 RMCLAS Conference

Tuscon, AZ.  April 8-12, 2015

Korbel graduate students Edward Feuer and Alexandria Prain were selected to be a part of the KLAC Panel presenting at the 62nd Annual Conference of the Rocky Mountain Council for Latin American Studies in Tucson, Arizona that took place April 8-12, 2015. The panel presentation was entitled, "Political Economy of Latin America." Professor Aaron Schneider, Director of the Korbel School Latin America Center served as the panel chair and commentator. Prain presented on her paper, "The Dynamics of Latin American Regional Integration: An Examination of Mercosur and Pacific Alliance" and Feuer presented on his paper, "The Role of Mexican Drug Trafficking Organizations in the International Marketplace." Congratulations to the panel on a job well done.

Kick-off Event for Professor Rebecca Galemba's Wage Theft Study covered by Telemundo
February 27, 2015

Telemundo Denver--Wage theft affects approximately 500,000 people in Colorado and a team led by Korbel Professor Rebecca Galemba at the University of Denver is raising awareness about the problem and helping the needy. (Spanish) Read More>> 

 U.S. and Cuba Begin Historic Negotiations

January 21, 2015

Denver 9 News--American and Cuban delegations wrapped up their first day of historic talks in Havana on Wednesday. They come on the heels of last month's announcement by President Obama that, after more than a half-century, the U.S. would try to re-establish diplomatic ties with Cuba. Latin America experts and Cubans here in Colorado are watching what happens closely and said that what happens there could bring change beyond just the two countries. Latin America Center Associate Director and Assistant Professor Oliver Kaplan points out how the changing relationship with Cuba could increase cooperation throughout the region. Read More>>