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Kristen Martinez-Gugerli
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Kristen Gugerli is a senior at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in Political Science, pursuing a BPhil in International and Area Studies, minoring in Religious Studies, Spanish, and Quechua, and earning a certificate in Latin American Studies. She studied abroad in the summer of 2017 in Cusco, Peru, and then conducted research abroad in Valladolid, Mexico in the summer of 2018 through the Center for Latin American Studies' Seminar and Field Trip program. She is particularly interested in issues involving indigenous and women's human rights in Latin America, and has tried to incorporate these interests into her studies. She is currently writing her senior thesis about existing trends in the political participation of indigenous peoples in Mexico.

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 09:00 0

Just this week, leftist leaders in Peru have begun to band together in a movement to impeach sitting president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski on grounds of a ‘moral incapacity’ to lead the country, in part...

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 12:30 0

Just last week, Brazilian President Michel Temer signed a decree to allow the military to take over as the primary security force in the state of Rio de Janeiro as an extreme attempt to crackdown...

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 15:30 0

British-based NGO Oxfam—short for ‘The Oxford Office on Famine Relief’—has recently been plagued by a wave of allegations of sexual misconduct in developing countries by humanitarian aid workers....

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 09:00 0

Violence against women—including domestic violence, sexual assault, rape, and even murder—is a devastating issue that is undeniably far too widespread throughout the entire world. In many...

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 09:00 0

In response to the inauguration of incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez on Sunday, January 27, protests have once again erupted throughout the capital city of Tegucigalpa, prompting a severe...

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 13:30 0

On Friday, January 19, Pitt’s Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) and the University Center for International Studies (UCIS) had the pleasure of hosting a lecture by Mitchell A. Seligson,...

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 12:00 0

The North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, has been a controversial piece of legislation since its conception in 1994. This controversy has been reignited since Donald Trump, now the...

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 12:45 0

As we move into the New Year, many around the world are at the edge of their seats, awaiting one of the most highly anticipated elections of the year: the Mexican presidential election on July 1....

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