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.


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, Caribbean, and U.S. Latino Studies

Amherst students interested in Latin American studies have the following options: (1) they can, in conjunction with an advisor and with the approval of the Committee on Academic Standing and Special Majors, design their own Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S Latino studies major, taking advantage of the varied Five College of­ferings in the field; (2) they can participate in the Five College Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latino Studies Certificate Program.

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.