Events & News
April 09, 2012
, by Ryan
Friday, October 7, 2011, 2:00pm - 4:15pm EST
1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, Concourse level, Belfer Case Study Room (S020), Harvard University
The Legacy of the Guatemalan Coup: Human Rights and the US-Latin American Relations, Made possible by Professor Sergio Sequira and DRCLAS
Panel 1, 2 - 3pm:
Panel 2, 3:15 - 4:15pm.
Panel discussions followed by Q & A, also present for this Q & A will be Stephen Schlesinger
co-author Bitter Fruit. www.stephenschlesinger.com/
Dr. Erick Arbenz
Grandson of deposed Guatemalan President Jacobo Arbenz – will talk about the impact of the coup on Guatemala and will make a formal statement to the US government
Professor John Coatsworth
Dean of School of International Public Affairs, Columbia University – will talk about the importance of the coup for the future of US-Latin American relations
Professor Steven Kinzer
Award-winning foreign correspondent; author of Overthrow: America’s Century of Regime Change and co-author of Bitter Fruit: The Untold Story of the American Coup in Guatemala – will talk about the details of the 1954 coup
Professor Rick Wilson
Attorney who took the case of the Arbenz overthrow to the OAS (Organization of American States) – will talk about why this case is important now and its implications
Daughter of former Guatemalan President Juan Jose Arevalo
Obama: Apologize for the CIA actions and 50 years of hardship for Guatemala.
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