Institutionals / News
:: December 21, 2009
The claim to the Foreign Departments of different Latin American countries carries the signature of the representatives of the civil societies organizations before the Red Puente Democratico Latino Cuba: Carlos Bascuñán, Corporación Justicia y Democracia – Chile; Héctor Leis, Instituto Millenium – Brazil; Lázaro Ramírez, Unión Colombiana de Jóvenes Demócratas (UCJD) – Colombia; César Ricaurte, Fundación Andina para la Observación y Estudio de Medios (Fundamedios) – Ecuador; Gabriel Salvia, Centro para la Apertura y el Desarrollo de América Latina (CADAL) - Argentina/Uruguay; Heinz Sonntag, Observatorio Hannah Arendt – Venezuela; Eduardo Ulibarri Bilbao, Instituto de Prensa y Libertad de Expresión (IPLEX) - Costa Rica; y Jorge Villena, Instituto Peruano de Economía Social de Mercado (IPESM) – Peru.
:: December 16, 2009
The new edition of Perspectiva magazine includes a dossier dedicated to "freedom of speech" where different analysts refer to the situation in the region, among them: Carlos Lauría, Enrique Santos Calderón, Alvaro Vargas Llosa, Carlos Alberto Montaner, Andres Cañizález, Marc Watchtenheim, Fabián Corral, Víctor Maldonado, and Gabriel Salvia. Moreover, in the section of Latin America, Tomas Mandl, Visiting Scholar of the Center for International Private Enterprise (Cipe), explains what the crisis does not alter, and the research team of Instituto de Ciencia Política from Colombia analyze the electoral processes that will take place on 2010 and the remaining of 2009.
:: November 13, 2009
Representative officer from Poland, Germany, Slovenia, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Romania remembered the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall during the Foro Latino Global 2009, in a panel on "Democratic governance, institutional quality and economic performance in Central and Eastern Europe". At his time, Ricardo López Göttig, Director of the Academic Council of CADAL; writer Marcos Aguinis; Congressman and former Prime Minister of Peru, Jorge Del Castillo; and Christopher Sabatini, Editor-in-Chief, Americas Quarterly - Senior Director of Policy Americas Society/Council of the Americas, referred to “Latin America 20 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall”.
:: November 2, 2009
Undoubtedly, the initiative of Representative Abrevaya is very laudable, since Robert Cox was an emblematic figure denouncing the abuses during the last Argentine military dictatorship and besides he represents a great example of intellectual honesty in the defense of Human Rights. It would be a good thing if Human Rights referrents in Argentina followed Bob Cox's example.
:: October 23, 2009
The participants to the conference received a copy of the last number of Perspectiva Magazine, dedicated to “Alternative energies”
. This new issue of Perspectiva highlights the importance of hidrocarbons and the development of cleaner energy sources.
:: September 11, 2009
Over a hundred people attended to the event, during which Red Puente Democrático Latino Cubano
was formally launched. The Network is formed by Centro para la Apertura y el Desarrollo de América Latina (CADAL), Instituto Peruano de Economía Social de Mercado (IPESM), Instituto Millenium from Brazil and Corporación Justicia y Democracia from Chile.
:: September 2, 2009
Fifty social personalities from Latin America have just subscribe the Declaration in Support of Freedom of Association and Speech in Cuba, taking into account that “the recent decision of OAS to leave without effect the suspension of Cuba is a chance to ask the government of that country to give way to the guaranties of a democratic system and open the channels of expression of its people”. The signatures of the Declaration are headed by Patricio Aylwin, former President of Chile and Chairman of Corporación Justicia y Democracia.
:: August 25, 2009
In accordance with Senior Director of Council of Americas and Editor of Americas Quarterly Magazine Christopher Sabatini's visit to Buenos Aires, a meeting of CADAL's authorities and counselors took place at its office.
:: August 24, 2009
The new 21st number of Perspectiva magazine is already available, with a dossier on ''Alternative energy''. On this regard, the new number of Perspectiva states that there is currently an open consensus on the urgent need to reduce our dependence on hydrocarbon and develop cleaner sources of energy.
:: August 1ro, 2009
Members of the Editorial Council and other representatives of allied institutes in Latin America of Perspectiva magazine, met at the office of Instituto de Ciencia Política of Colombia to analyze the behavior of the publication in each country and exchange ideas contributing to a higher promotion and advocacy in the region.
:: July 11, 2009
The Center for the Opening and Development of Latin America (CADAL) offered a welcoming tribute to Dra. Hilda Molina, Cuban neuro surgeon who since June 14 is staying in Buenos Aires visiting her family. A reduced group took part of the gathering including CADAL's board members, collaborators, sponsors and friends.
:: July 8, 2009
The Center for the Opening and Development of Latin America (CADAL) announces the launch of the website for Uruguay Office www.cadal.org.uy
where one can find the activities organized in that country: Latin American Forum (event dedicated to the analysis of current political and economic issues in Uruguay and Latin America); Perspectiva Magazine (Representation in Uruguay of Perspectiva: Revista de Política, Economía y Sociedad de América Latina); and Criminal Law and Jail Reform (diffusion of the need to reform the criminal and jail system in Uruguay, and the search for consensus in the legislative power).
:: June 28, 2009
Dated on June 26, but delivered on Monday, June 28 at 7:30 pm, the Social Security Federal Administration (ANSES) answered CADAL's request on the bonds share of that entity. The request was done according to the access to public information law.
:: June 26, 2009
Adrián Lucardi, Associated Researcher of CADAL, presented a letter before Anti-Corruption Office (OA) denouncing the Federal Administration of Social Security (ANSes) for not complying with decree 1172/03, of access of information, that obliges those agencies under the jurisdiction of the Federal Executive Power to give information to anyone requesting it.
:: June 26, 2009
The Chairman of CADAL, Gabriel Salvia and Programs Director, Hernán Alberro assisted to the International Seminar “Civil Society and Democratisation in Latin America: A critical balance” organized by Plataforma Democrática, Universidad Nacional de San Martín and Secretaría de Gabinete y Gestión Pública of the Federal Executive Power of Argentina.
:: June 19, 2009
At daybreack of June 18, with 65 years old, historian and representative José Ignacio García Hamilton died in Buenos Aires as a consequence of a grave illness. CADAL sends our deepest condolencies to his families and we will always remember the great generosity of José Ignacio with our organization.
:: June 13, 2009
Nelson Fernández, CADAL's officer in Uruguay, gave a presentation for businessmen, political leaders and journalists on the current political and economic situation of Uruguay. The presentation took place at Hotel Awa, Punta del Este
:: June 6, 2009
The II Day of the “Entrepreneurs of Ideas” took place in Buenos Aires. On this occasion all collaborators of CADAL are called together with the objective to realize an evaluation of the activities of the past three months and to draft the plan for the following months. Furthermore, the diffusion and participation regarding the events as well as the activities targeted at university students were precisely analyzed.
:: June 2, 2009
The 20th issue of Perspectiva magazine is already available with a dossier dedicated to "Latin American foreign policy in the current world (dis)order", analyzing the challenges and alternatives of foreign policy in our region. This edition of Perspectiva also includes articles on the constitutional referendum in Bolivia, the World Economic Forum and the World Social Forum, ten years of Chavez in Venezuela, and a review of Carlos Sabino's book "Todos nos equivocamos".
:: May 25, 2009
Invited by the headquarters in Viña del Mar of Universidad Adolfo Ibañez from Chile, Gabriel Salvia, Chairman of CADAL, gave a presentation on "Latin America and the International Promotion of Human Rights". Among the participants were Ricardo Lagos Weber, Vicepresident of Partido Por la Democracia and Senator candidate; Rodrigo Correa, Dean of the Law College; Eugenio Rengifo, Assistant Professor of the School of Government; and Gonzalo Bustamante Kuschel, Professor of the School of Government and member of CADAL's Academic Council.