Web Talks

Robert has participated in a series of webinars that address Hemispheric affairs and topics that concern the U.S. Hispanic community.

CONNECTAS: “Protests, political participation and COVID-19:”  I moderated a panel of experts on the Americas who addressed the challenges of exercising the right to vote and legal assembly in the midst of a ravaging pandemic across the continent. 

Americas Council/Council of the Americas:  “Risky Business, Press Freedom in Latin America.” I joined Latin American experts to talk about freedom of the press in the region and rising threats against journalists there.

CONNECTAS: The impact of Colombia’s failed peace agreement referendum in Latin America. I joined Gloria Castrillón of Colombia’s newspaper El Espectador, Arturo Torres from Ecuador’s El Comercio, and Francine Jácome, researcher from Venezuela. (In Spanish)

GV Face: How Colombians Are Trying to Understand Peace. I joined Diego Osorio, advisor, consultant and researcher at Raoul-Dandurand Chair in Strategic and Diplomatic Studies at Université de Quebec in Montreal; and Andrés Lombana-Bermudez, researcher and designer at Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.

Hangout Global Voices: Is That El Chapo on Your T-Shirt? The Glamorization of Violence in Latin America

Hangout CONNECTAS: The challenges of intra-American migration Part II (In Spanish)

Hangout CONNECTAS: Panama: ¿the new promised land for immigrants? (In Spanish)

Hangout CONNECTAS: The exodus of Insular America (In Spanish)

Hangout CONNECTAS: The wounds of immigration in the Northern Triangle (In Spanish)

Hangout CONNECTAS: From Mexico to the U.S.: The shadows of the American Dream (In Spanish)

GV Face: Dreams of U.S. Immigration Reform (In Spanish)