Center News

  • Jun 01, 2020
    On May 19 and 21 the Perry Center’s webinar series continued discussing cybersecurity with a particular focus on Artificial Intelligence (AI). Professor Boris Saavedra and adjunct professors Gianncarlo Gomez and Marty Treviño noted the varied role of AI during this time of social isolation while cautioning that the threat landscape is ripe for...

  • May 26, 2020
    From May 20 to 21, 2020, Perry Center Professors Celina Realuyo and Boris Saavedra spoke at the Virtual Forum of the Colombian War College on "The Pandemic and the Molecular Revolution: Is Governance an Illusion or a Reality?" The Forum was held within the framework of the sixth anniversary of the Regional Center for Strategic Security Studies -...

  • May 15, 2020
    On May 12, Professor Dr. Boris Saavedra and Adjunct Professor, Major (ret.) George Benson jointly presented a webinar looking at the regional and global impacts of COVID-19 on Cybersecurity. The event explored how the pandemic has intensified our digital life, in both positive and negative ways. The presenters described how cybercriminals are...

  • May 12, 2020
    The Perry Center’s webinar series about the impacts of COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean continued with English and Spanish sessions on May 5 and 7 about the pandemic’s effects on organized crime in the region. Perry Center Director LTG (Ret.) Frederick Rudesheim opened the May 5 session, remarking that the world is in uncharted...

  • May 11, 2020
    On May 7, 2020, Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo participated in the Inter-American Defense Foundation virtual Extraordinary Meeting: Military Challenges in Times of Crisis. She spoke on "Combating Transnational Organized Crime in the Age of COVID-19 in the Americas" and the implications for the armed forces in the region to a virtual...

  • May 01, 2020
    Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo guest lectured on "Combating Transnational Organized Crime and Money Laundering in Latin America" for the Geneva Centre for Security Policy's Leadership in International Security Course (LISC) at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, for students from over 20 countries across the...

  • Apr 29, 2020
    On April 22, professors Celina Realuyo and Boris Saavedra were joined by Adjunct Professor and WJPC alumnus Dr. Vicente Torrijos for the launch of a new webinar series that will explore the implications and impacts of COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean. Celina Realuyo provided an overview of the series, highlighting how the pandemic has...

  • Apr 20, 2020
    Last week, Dr. Fabiana Perera delivered a lecture on the political, economic, and security situation in North America to the Hemispheric Situation Conference hosted by the Inter-American Defense College. Dr. Perera spoke of the strategic importance of the Arctic to the region and of inter-American cooperation in response to COVID-19.

  • Apr 13, 2020
    US Northern Command's The Watch publication is almost ready to go to print on its next issue, with an expected release in May 2020.

  • Mar 25, 2020
    We continue to celebrate Women's History Month & honor the contributions of women in Latin America & the Caribbean.

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