Alumni News

  • Oct 23, 2017
    Three Argentine alumni participated as panelists in the First International Convention on Integrated Security, which was held September 9th in Rosario, Argentina. Dr. Matías E. Silva (SDPe 2015, CTOC 2017), Dr. Luis Somoza (DPRM 1999) and Dr. Mariano Bartolomé (DPRM 2000, TCI 2007, CTOC 2013) gave presentations on the subjects of organized crime...

  • Oct 16, 2017
    THE POWER OF THE NETWORK: Juan Carlos Morales of Costa Rica (CTOC 2017) organized the “International Convention against Human Trafficking and the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents,” which took place September 12-14 in San José, Costa Rica. Several alumni participated as speakers and presented their countries’ strategies...

  • Jul 17, 2017
    On July 14, 2017 Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales formally presented his country’s updated National Security Policy during a public ceremony in the National Palace of Culture; the Ministry of Governance also unveiled a National Crime and Violence Prevention Strategy aligned with this policy. Lic. Silvia de León, the Coordinator of the National...

  • May 10, 2017
    Next week Professors Boris Saavedra and Celina Realuyo will participate in seminars in Mexico City and Guadalajara, Mexico. Both seminars were organized by Perry Center grads and are open to the public.

  • Mar 02, 2017
    On March 1, 2017, members of the Perry Center’s Costa Rican alumni network and representatives of the National Coalition against Human Trafficking (CONATT) held a roundtable about security policy and human trafficking in San José, Costa Rica. The event was moderated by alumna Marjorie Rojas and featured presentations from fellow alum Carlos...

  • Dec 14, 2016
    Perry Center Alumni Association-Paraguay signed a cooperation agreement with the Ministry of Defense. Through this agreement, the Association—which counts more than 200 members—will work with the Ministry to promote conferences and seminars on security and defense policy in 2017 throughout the country, with a special focus on transnational crime...

  • Nov 16, 2016
    On November 15, 2016, the Perry Center hosted an alumni reunion at the Sheraton Libertador Hotel in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The event was the Center’s first in Argentina since 2010 and had an excellent turn out with more than 80 alumni and guests in attendance. Perry Center Director Mark Wilkins started off the evening with a talk about courses...

  • Sep 20, 2016
    This morning a group of ten Argentinean Perry Center alumni gathered in Buenos Aires for a working breakfast to discuss strategies and public policies to combat organized crime. The event was organized by Fernando Zarabozo (SDP 2013, GGSA 2014) and featured opening remarks from Perry Center Professor Boris Saavedra and presentations from Andrea...

  • Sep 16, 2016
    On Tuesday, September 13, 2016 the Perry Center Alumni Association of Guatemala hosted a one-day Central American Cybersecurity and Cyberdefense Forum held at the Guatemalan Defense Ministry’s Conference Center. The forum was attended by 152 participants comprised of government officials, private sector civilians, academics, military personnel,...

  • Apr 29, 2016
    The Perry Center conducted a Caribbean Regional Countering Transnational Threats Seminar on April 27-29, 2016, in Kingston Jamaica, with over 70 defense and security professionals in attendance. Participants included officials from Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St...

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