Responding to a Pandemic: The View from Latin America

Event time: 
Friday, May 22, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Location: 
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Event description: 

Latin America is being hit by the virus and by a number of adverse economic shocks. How can the region’s democracies preserve both lives and livelihoods? What will be the impact on the region’s already low economic growth and high inequality?

Moderated by Minouche Shafik, Director of LSE, five former Latin American heads of state bring their knowledge and experience to bear on these difficult questions:
Fernando Henrique Cardoso (Brazil)
Laura Chinchilla (Costa Rica)
Ricardo Lagos (Chile)
Juan Manuel Santos (Colombia)
Ernesto Zedillo (Mexico) Director of the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization

Speaker/Performer: 
Ernesto Zedillo