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The recent debate on Venezuela has primarily focused on the promotion of a political transition to reestablish a functioning democracy, respect for human rights, and restore a viable economy. However, the discussion and resulting actions should also focus on the need to address the medium to long term regional effects of the Venezuelan migration crisis. The human dimensions of the country’s protracted political, economic, and humanitarian crisis have been daunting, with 4.5 million Venezuelan...

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Cyber expert and former Marine Brian Fonseca surveys the online landscape—from dangers to individuals to national threats exacerbated by the pandemic—and describes educating the next generation of e-warriors

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The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Conference Series & Expo, themed “New Decade, New Solutions: Meaningful Actions for an Evolving Cybersecurity Workforce," will begin Tuesday, Oct. 27. Registration for the conference is free for students, and $50 for industry, academic and government professionals.

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Local-level engagement is becoming an increasingly central feature of the broader China- LAC relationship, as Chinese central government, quasi-governmental, provincial, commercial and other actors seek to engage more extensively in LAC markets, shape external views of China, and advance China’s various policy objectives and political interests, including vis-à-vis Taiwan.

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The Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy at FIU’s Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs is set to launch a research hub focused on security. The Security Research Hub will create an objective, independent, and open virtual community comprised of academic institutions, think tanks, government agencies, civil society organizations as well as public and private sectors from around the world, promoting research collaboration, data sharing, training, education and more.

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Alumnus Michael Hernandez '04, MPA '11 has had an extensive career in public affairs. Hernandez's latest endeavor landed him on the small screen, being the on-air political analyst for WSCV Telemundo 51. He recently took some time from his hectic schedule to talk about his experience at Telemundo, his career in public affairs, and his passion for FIU and South Florida.

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