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Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas to speak at University of Chicago

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Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas


What: A lecture on “NAFTA and Mexico, Ten Years After”

Who: Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas, the founder of Mexico’s Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) and a former candidate for president

When: Thursday, Jan. 13, 6 p.m.

Where: International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 East 59th Street

Media contact: William Harms at (773) 702-8356

Cárdenas will speak as part of a lecture series sponsored by the Katz Center for Mexican Studies at the University of Chicago. The series provides a forum to examine and discuss the effects and implications of the groundbreaking trade agreement, ten years after its implementation. The first lecture in the series was given by Mr. Carlos Salinas de Gortari, former president of Mexico and one of the principal architects of NAFTA. Subsequent lectures will be given by John Coatsworth, professor of History at Harvard University, and Armando Bartra of Mexico’s Instituto Maya.
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