One of the primary goals of the Association is education, through the encouragement of academic study, cultural exchange, and the presentation of a continuing series of seminars and lectures on contemporary issues affecting relationships between the people and nations of the Western Hemisphere. In addition, the Association maintains three academic scholarships, two of which encourage student achievement in Latin American studies at area colleges and universities and a third which benefits the performing arts.




News & Commentary

Rebuilding Democracy

Tuesday March 13, 2018

Taking an historical and comparative perspective, Venezuelan scholar Eduardo Hausmann writes on how ...

China in Latin America

Wednesday January 3, 2018

A report by the National Endowment for Democracy warns: “Together with Beijing’s attempts to...

Alternative to NAFTA?

Wednesday November 15, 2017

Mexico and Canada now have an alternative to trade with the United States, giving them more leverage...

Upcoming Events

  • Pan American Day 2018 - NAFTA: The Business Perspective

    Wednesday April 11, 2018 - 11:30 am
    The Union League of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    The Pan American Association of Philadelphia is delighted to announce the 2018 Pan American Day and Annual Scholarship Luncheon. The event will feature a panel discussion to discuss the “North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA): The Business Perspective” and future in light of current re-negotiations. Presentation of the Pan American Awards.

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