Full Committee Hearing

The State of Democracy in Latin America and the Caribbean Immediately Following the Business Meeting

Full Committee Date: Wednesday, March 24, 2021 Time: TBD Location: SD-106 and Videoconference Presiding: Senator Menendez
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For this hearing, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will follow guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP), the Senate Sergeant at Arms, and the Senate Rules Committee to protect the health of members,witnesses, staff, and the public. This includes maintaining six-foot social distance spacing in the hearing room.

Accordingly, press seating is limited. All media must RSVP to your respective gallery to reserve a seat, and only Hill-credentialed media will be permitted to attend. 

Per CDC guidelines, press should wear a mask. Masks and other PPE, as well as sanitation supplies, will be available at the entrance to the hearing room.  

Pursuant to guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are currently not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, other in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this hearing.



Panel I

  1. The Honorable Luis Almagro
    Secretary General
    Organization of American States
    Washington , DC

Panel II

  1. Ms. Deborah Ullmer
    Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean
    National Democratic Institute
    Washington , DC
  2. Dr. Ryan C. Berg
    American Enterprise Institute
    Washington , DC

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