COHA in the Public Arena: April 27 to May 7

 

Interviews

On Friday, April 26, COHA Guest Scholar Peter Tase was interviewed by the Voice of Russia’s morning show on how Paraguay is more focused on the Brazil treaty than gay rights. To watch to the segment, please click here.

On Saturday, April 27, COHA Director Larry Birns was quoted in the Toronto Star’s A-Section by Oakland Ross in an article entitled, “U.S. gives Cuba cold shoulder over prisoners and their suffering families.” To read the full article, please click here.

On Thursday, May 2, COHA Director Larry Birns was interviewed by Radio Vienna on a range of prominent Latin American issues.

On Thursday, May 2, COHA Research Fellow W. Alejandro Sánchez was quoted by ABC News—Univision in an article by Manuel Rueda entitled, “What can Obama do for Mexico.” Please click here to read the article.

On Wednesday, May 7, COHA Director Larry Birns was interviewed by Jamaica Speaks with Professor Trevor Munroe, Gladstone Wilson, and Donna Scott-Motley, on Hot 102FM in Kingston, Jamaica. On the international segment, Director Birns discussed the challenges being made to Nicolas Maduro’s leadership, both from within Venezuela and internationally, in addition to the challenges Maduro faces and may continue to face in the post-Chávez era.

Article Citations

On Saturday, May 4, COHA Research Fellow and Co-Director of Rights Action, Annie Bird’s article entitled, “Genocide Never Again: General Rios Montt on Trial and the Abduction of Xinca Leaders in Santa Maria Xalapan,” was republished by Rights Action and RealDiff Realtime News: India As It Happens.

This week COHA Research Fellow and Co-Director of Rights Action, Annie Bird’s article entitled, “The Guatemala ‘Ixil Genocide Trial’: The Case Against Efraín Rios Montt Tests the Independence of the Judiciary and Pushes Guatemala’s Military Political Project to the Limit,” was featured on the following media websites:

On Tuesday, April 30: The St. Louis Inter-Faith Committee on Latin America (IFCLA).

On Tuesday, April 30: RSSearchhub.

On Wednesday, May 1: Peace Palace Library.

On Friday, May 3: Eurasia Review.

On Friday, May 3: RealDiff Realtime News—India As it Happens.

On Saturday, May 6: I4U News.

On Monday, April 29, COHA Research Fellow W. Alejandro Sánchez’s published an article entitled, “The Clash of Civilizations and Latin America: Twenty Years Later,” in the online version of the Yale Journal of International Affairs. Please click here to read the article.

On Tuesday, May 7, COHA Senior Research Fellow W. Alejandro Sánchez contributed a commentary, “President Obama ends visit to Mexico and Costa Rica without high profile agreement,” to the website Voxxi. Please click here to read the article.

This week COHA Research Fellow W. Alejandro Sánchez and COHA Research Associate Amandha Lopes’s article, “Brazil’s Foreign Policy: Putting the B in BRICS,” was republished on the following media websites:

On Thursday, April 25: Brazil Economics.

On Thursday, April 25: 2016 Summer Olympics Rio.

On Saturday, April 27: Circulator Failed World Order.

On Monday, April 29: OPEAL (Observatorio de Politica y Estrategia en America Latina).

On Monday, April 29: Eurasia Review.

On Tuesday, April 30: Alerta Intellignce.

 

On Sunday, May 5 COHA Research Fellow Keith Bolender’s article entitled, “The Terrorist List, and Terrorism as Practiced Against Cuba” was republished on the website Cuban Democracy. Please click here to read the article

 

On Thursday, May 2 COHA Research Associate Kimberly Bullard’s article entitled, “Partners Not Enemies,” was reposted on the website RSSearchhub.

 

COHA Director Larry Birns and Senior Research Fellow Frederick B. Mills’s article entitled, “Post-Election Conflict in Venezuela and the Hemispheric Response,” was republished on April 18 by Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB) and on April 27 by Caribbean News Now!.

 

On April 20, Caribbean News Now! featured COHA Research Fellow Jenny O’Connor’s commentary entitled, “The U.S. war on communism, drugs, and terrorism in Colombia.” Please click here to read the article.

 

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