Center News

  • 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.

  • Mar 06, 2020
    On Tuesday, March 3rd 2020 the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies hosted the Hemispheric Forum "Cuba's Continuing Regional Influence". The event featured subject matter experts from academia, Cuban dissidents, and US policymakers as they explored the question of how the Island maintained its disproportional impact in the...

  • Mar 05, 2020
    On March 4, 2020, Perry Center Professor Celina Realuyo testified before Congress on "Global Illicit Networks and their Facilitators in the Americas: Countering the Threat from Mexican Cartels and the Opioid Epidemic" at a hearing titled "The Traffickers' Roadmap: How Bad Actors Exploit Financial Systems to Facilitate the Illicit Trade in People,...

  • Feb 20, 2020
    Florida International University hosted the launch of the newest issue of Americas Quarterly , which focuses on Latin America's militaries. Presenters at the February 12 event included (left to right) Brian Winter, editor-in-chieg of Americas Quarterly ; Juan Carlos Pinzón, President, ProBogotá, and former Colombian Defense Minister; Brian Fonseca...

  • Feb 11, 2020
    February 5-7, 2020, the Perry Center co-hosted a three-day Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Seminar with the Panamanian Ministry of Public Security , the National Aeronaval Service of Panama , and the United States Embassy in Panama . Vice Minister of Public Security Ivor Pittí Hernández presided over the opening ceremony and welcomed 55...

  • Feb 11, 2020
    On Thursday, February 6th 2020 the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies hosted the Minister of National Defense for Colombia, Mr. Carlos Homes Trujillo (pictured, center) in a Defense and Security Senior Dialogue. The event featured opening remarks by Perry Center Director LTG (ret.) Frederick Rudesheim, Deputy Assistant...

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