On Venezuela's Crisis 2013-2014

Watch the video: “Democracy Ideas:   Authoritarianism in Venezuela.”  Recorded interview by Christopher Walker, National Endowment for Democracy, February 24, 2014.

CNN.com: Mexico City woos same-sex honeymooners

Political science professor Javier Corrales was an expert source for this piece on gay tourism in Latin America. “[The area] currently has some of the most gay-friendly cities in the developing world,” he said in an interview.

Americas Quarterly: Latin American Gays: The Post-Left Leftists

Political science professor Javier Corrales penned this  piece about the strategies of LGBT advocacy groups in Latin America.

My Life: Javier Corrales, Associate Professor of Political Science

First Koenig Scholars Arrive

Paul Rice, "Harnessing Markets for Social Change: The Case for Fair Trade"

Paul Rice, founding president and CEO of TransFair USA, the only Fair Trade certification organization in the United States today, delivered a lecture titled “Harnessing Markets for Social Change: The Case for Fair Trade” at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, in the Pruyne Lecture Hall (Fayerweather 115) at Amherst College.

Latin American Studies

Amherst students interested in Latin American studies have the following two options:

Brazil’s Lula Exemplifies the Many Lefts of Latin America, says Amherst College Political Scientist Javier Corrales

November 3, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Expect the unexpected from the Latin American left, predicts Javier Corrales, associate professor of political science at Amherst College and author of an article on “The Many Lefts of Latin America” in the most recent issue of Foreign Policy.

“Paradoxes of Globalization: Forest Loss and Forest Recovery in Latin America” at Amherst College Feb. 27

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