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University health economist heads new commission to examine inequities in global cancer care

Felicia Marie Knaul, a professor affiliated with the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and director of the Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas, will lead a new Lancet commission focused on building a connection between cancer and health care systems.


Is Latin America paving a democratic path?

During a roundtable discussion, hosted by the George P. Hanley Democracy Center, experts dissected Latin America’s governments by looking at the issues that forge a democracy.

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Imploding regional governments fuel immigration crisis

Failed governments, misinformation, and increasing inequality between the U.S. and undeveloped countries in the Americas are impelling the current border crisis, according to University of Miami scholars.


Two studies examine how Latin American journalists cope with stress

University collaborations, one in Mexico and the other in Brazil, show that many reporters turn to colleagues and their desire to provide public service to bolster emotional strength when facing threat and harassment.

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