Opinion | U.S. sanctions hurt our national interests — and the Venezuelan people

Green School Professors Brian Fonseca and Eduardo Gamarra recently published this op-ed in The Miami Herald. The article has been reprinted below. Now that President Biden has announced a ban on imports of Russian oil, the United States should reevaluate sanctions against Venezuela, double down on targeted sanctions against individuals and reverse broader sanctions that hurt our national interests […]

Opinion | Macho, macho man: Russia’s politics of manhood drive Putin’s invasion of Ukraine

Green School Professor Rebecca Friedman recently published this op-ed in The Miami Herald. The article has been reprinted below. In the West, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ruthless push into Ukraine is often understood in the simple terms of reductionist history: Just another Russian strongman with dreams of expanding the empire. But surely the images of thousands of […]

FIU Green School brings together international Jain scholars for historic academic conference

The Second International Conference on Science and Jain Philosophy (ICSJP) was held from 19-22 March 2021 via Zoom and streamed on Facebook Live attracting more than 10,000 delegates from 27 countries including the USA, UK, India, Tanzania, Canada, Russia. It included 45 paper presentations, a book launch and panel discussion.

Can More U.S. Money Really Help Central America’s Northern Triangle?

By President Luis Guillermo Solís This article was original published by Americas Quarterly. Listen to a conversation with President Luis Guillermo Solís on The Americas Quarterly Podcast During his 2020 campaign, Joe Biden pledged to develop a comprehensive rescue plan for Central America’s Northern Triangle (Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras). President Biden, who knows Latin and […]