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Latin American Seminar: Human Rights and Democracy in Venezuela

CGIS South S-250, 1730 Cambridge St.
Tue., Apr. 26, 2016, 12 – 2 p.m.

Veronica Zubillaga is the  Santander Visiting Scholar at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS). She is Associate Professor at the Universidad Simón Bolívar in Caracas. Her research interests include urban violence and drug trafficking in Latin America.

Alfredo Romero is a fellow at the Carr Center For Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Executive Director of Foro Penal Venezolano (FPV), winner of the 2014 Department of State Human Rights Defender Award. He is also a Professor of Public Law at Universidad Central de Venezuela. He is the author of articles and books about public and constitutional law, human rights and crimes against humanity.

Boris Muñoz, is a Venezuelan journalist and political analyst based in Cambridge, and a Visiting Scholar at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies. He is a freelance contributor on current affairs to well known international media such as The New Yorker, Newsweek, The Daily Beast, Vocativ, Foreign Affairs, Internazionale, Yahoo!, Univision and Gatopardo.

Gazette Classification: Ethics, Lecture
Organization/Sponsor: David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS)
Speaker(s): Veronica Zubillaga, Alfredo Romero, Boris Muñoz
Contact Info: Paola Ibarra,

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 12:00