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Double Major Leida Cisneros

2021 LACS and Business double major Leida Cisneros is now a business consultant for Deloitte and the 'dreamer' has had her extraordinary story of walking from El Salvador to North Carolina as a seven-year-old memorialized by artist Rosalia Torres-Weiner and displayed by Wilmington's Cameron Art Museum.

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with an Emory Libraries pop-up exhibit

Arturo Contreras, a fourth-year student majoring in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, curated the exhibit “Consciousness Is Power: A Record of Emory Latinx History” on display at the Robert W. Woodruff Library in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month.

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Barbados Transition

LACS Director Robert Goddard has been asked for perspectives regarding his homeland Barbados' recent decision to end its political allegiance to the British monarch and to become a republic.

Why does Barbados’ symbolic transition to a republic matter - LSE blog

Interviewed by BBC Espanol about moves to republic in Caribbean