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Coco and Tourism in Mexico


Walt Disney himself made a research trip to Latin America, named the Goodwill Tour.  At the behest of the Roosevelt Administration in 1941, Disney and a team of artists and animators traveled to several Latin American countries to draw inspiration for filmmaking. The culmination of their efforts produced several WWII-era films, including Los Tres Caballeros. […]


Four Steps toward Fostering a High-Performing Culture in Government


BY COLIN MURPHY In the United States, twenty-two million people work in government.[1] These people sweep our streets, educate our children, and protect our borders. So much of our quality of life depends on how well these employees and their teams are working. Government performance—the ability of the people and organizations within government to deliver […]

Democracy and Governance

Cultural Policies for Strengthening Identity and Cohesion in Latin America


Susana Baca is the current president of the Commission of Culture at the Organization of American States (OAS). A singer-songwriter born in Peru, she has played a major role in Afro-Peruvian music research and revival. She has a degree in education and a PhD honoris causa from Universidad Enrique Guzmán y Valle, Lima, Peru. She […]

Gender, Race and Identity

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