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Testimonials of War: Effects of U.S. Foreign Policy in Latin America

When:
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where:
LBJ Student Center Teaching Theater
Description:

All the speakers at this event are survivors of political conflicts in their native countries. They will share with the audience the survival struggles under the terrors of civil wars or political revolutions. The evening will include screening scenes from the films Voces Innocents (El Salvador), Hidden in Plain Sight (U.S. intervention in Latin America), and "The CIA in Central America: Guatemala" (from 20th Century Time Machine). The purpose of this event is to acknowledge the effects of U.S. foreign policy on the rest of the world. Students will learn about the ordeals some individuals have faced due to political decisions made in Washington, D.C., that may interfere in the political destiny of many Latin American countries. Speakers: Oscar Torres (El Salvador), Dr. Margarita Arellano (Nicaragua), and Dr. Carlos Solís (Guatemala).

Cost:
Free
Sponsor:
Contact:
Gloria Velásquez or Alba Melgar
Calendar:
Common Experience
Categories:
Academic, Lectures, Visual Arts
Audience:
Faculty, General Interest, Graduate Students, Staff, Undergraduate Students
Testimonials of War: Effects of U.S. Foreign Policy in Latin America