FIU experts to discuss Venezuela after Chavez

Professors will discuss political, economic, social and other implications of Chavez's death

Published On: Mar 07 2013 08:59:41 PM EST   Updated On: Mar 07 2013 10:06:46 PM EST
MIAMI-DADE, Fla. -

Florida International University's School of International and Public Affairs and Latin American and Caribbean Center will host a panel discussion on "Venezuela after Chavez" on Friday.

The university said professors will discuss the political, economic, social and other implications of the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.

Eduardo Gamarra, professor in the department of politics and international relations and former director of LACC, will moderate the discussion.

Panelists will include:

Manuel Gomez, FIU College of Law coordinator of international legal projects and head of the Global Legal Studies Initiative

Barry Levitt, assistant professor and director of undergraduate programs in the department of politics and international relations

Astrid Arraras, senior lecturer and associate director of undergraduate programs in the department of politics and international relations

José Miguel Cruz, visiting assistant professor in the department of politics and international relations.

The discussion panel will be held Friday from 2 to 4 pm in room 100B in the Green Library at FIU’s Modesto A. Maidique Campus, located at 11200 SW 8th St. in West Miami-Dade.

For a list of FIU experts on Venezuela and Venezuela-related issues, click here.