The Pan American Association provides News & Notes for the Philadelphia community and for all those interested in developing a better understanding of the vibrant and deep relationship between the United States and the people of the Americas. For over 80 years the Pan American Association has been the preeminent forum for dialogue in the Delaware Valley on a relationship which is intensifying daily. We hope that News & Updates will serve as a solid bridge of communication among all the countries of the Americas. Never in history has the need for such a dialogue been greater than it is today.

  • Henry Bermudez in Philadelphia Exhibition Woodmere Art Museum

    Thursday, 15 February 2024

    The Woodmere Art Museum will present an exhibition of the work of Philadelphia-based, Venezuela-born artist Henry Bermudez. The exhibition will be the most extensive exploration to date of Bermudez’s art, including approximately 40 works and chronicling the artist’s experience since arriving in Philadelphia as an immigrant and seeker of political asylum in 2003. The exhibition runs from 02/17/2004 through 05/19/2024.

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  • Decision Point for Venezuela Sanctions

    Monday, 27 November 2023

    DECISION POINT FOR VENEZUELA SANCTIONS

    By P. Michael McKinley and Patrick Duddy - November 17, 2023

    Venezuela is at a crossroads. The carefully choreographed announcement on October 17 of an agreement between the Maduro government and the opposition Unitary Platform on a roadmap for democratic presidential elections in 2024, accompanied the next day by an easing of US sanctions, unraveled in less than two weeks.

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  • ECUADOR IN TURMOIL

    Monday, 02 October 2023

    The United States last Wednesday offered a $5 million reward for information leading to the arrest of the perpetrators of the assassination of Ecuador presidential candidate Fernando Villavicencio.

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  • Colombia Will be a Desert by 2070

    Sunday, 24 September 2023

    So says it’s current President, Gustavo Petro, the first left-of-center politician ever elected to the office.

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  • Cuba Will Not Do the Wagner Waltz

    Sunday, 24 September 2023

    Cuba will not do the Wagner waltz:

    The Cuban Ambassador to Russia stated two weeks ago that Cuba would not oppose the participation of its citizens in the Russian-Ukrainian war.

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  • BOLSONARO BACK IN BRAZIL

    Tuesday, 04 April 2023

    Keeping the promise that he made, that he would return to Brazil in March 2023, former President Jairo Bolsonaro arrived in Brasilia on March 30th, after a three-month, self-imposed exile.

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News & Commentary

Henry Bermudez in Philadelphia Exhibition Woodmere Art Museum

Thursday February 15, 2024

The Woodmere Art Museum will present an exhibition of the work of Philadelphia-based, Venezuela-born...

Decision Point for Venezuela Sanctions

Tuesday November 28, 2023

DECISION POINT FOR VENEZUELA SANCTIONS By P. Michael McKinley and Patrick Duddy - November 17, 20...

ECUADOR IN TURMOIL

Monday October 2, 2023

The United States last Wednesday offered a $5 million reward for information leading to the arrest o...

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  • The International Wine and Food Society Dinner Event at Lark

    Tuesday March 19, 2024 - 06:30 pm
    Lark in the Ironworks at Pencoyd, Bala Cynwyd, PA

    The Pan American Association of Philadelphia cordially invites you to join us at the exclusive International Wine and Food Society (IWFS) Philadelphia Chapter Dinner Event at Lark, an unparalleled culinary experience curated for discerning enthusiasts.

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