Latin America and Caribbean
Explore the Berkley Center’s resources on Latin America and the Caribbean, including a deep dive into the development landscape of Guatemala, commentary on the Catholic Church’s diplomatic efforts in the region, and research on Jesuits in the region and across other parts of the globe.
Discover the firsthand experiences of faith leaders, activists, and peacebuilding practitioners working on issues ranging from development and education to conflict resolution and foreign policy.
For over a decade, Berkley Center scholars and students have been conducting interviews with individuals working at the intersection of religion and world affairs. These discussions offer unique insights into the inner workings of a wide spectrum of professions touched by religion with interviewees ranging from the highest levels of leadership of international organizations to on-the-ground practitioners. Explore individual interviews here or follow links to our interview collections below:
January 12, 2016
March 16, 2018
If you ask most Cubans about racism, they will tell you it doesn’t exist in Cuba: “El color de piel, no me importa!” (Skin color doesn’t matter to me!). This was one of the goals of the revolution…
Report March 31, 2017
Guatemala is grappling with questions involving values that underlie its development strategies and policies. The reality of inequalities, concerns about social tensions and violence, painful historical legacies, and questions around governance are at the center of development debates. Religious leaders and institutions are deeply involved. They see themselves, and are commonly seen, to have…
Case Study September 15, 2013
Film Guide June 1, 2013