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Tequila Talk Series with John D. Feeley
Deputy Chief of Mission, American Embassy Mexico City

The US-Mexico Relationship In a Time of Crisis

Wednesday, September 1, 2010
6:30 p.m. – 7:45 pm
Weaver Conference Center | Institute of the Americas | UCSD campus

There is no charge to participate in this event.
Please REGISTER (for logistics, we would appreciate knowing who will attend).

John Feeley is a State Department Senior Foreign Service officer who has focused much of his diplomatic career working on Western Hemisphere issues both in Washington and in the region. He assumed his current position as DCM (Minister Counselor) in Mexico in July 2009. Previously he served as the Department’s Director for Central American Affairs. Prior to that assignment, he was a Deputy Executive Secretary in the Office of the Secretary of State, where he was responsible for managing information flow to Secretaries Powell and Rice, as well as coordinating their overseas travel.

A 2004 Distinguished Graduate of the National War College, Mr. Feeley’s overseas assignments include Mexico City, Santo Domingo, and Bogota. He previously held assignments within the Department’s Western Hemisphere Bureau, including Executive Assistant to the Assistant Secretary, Deputy Director for Caribbean Affairs and desk officer for El Salvador. Mr. Feeley also worked in the State Department’s 24-hour Operations Center.

Prior to joining the State Department in 1990, Mr. Feeley served on active military duty as a helicopter pilot in the United States Marine Corps. He is a graduate of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.

A Unique Opportunity
for Members of the Institute – Join NOW!

September 27 - October 1, 2010

The Institute of the Americas is very pleased to be the host of a one-week seminar focusing on the challenges to democracy on the 200th anniversary of independence.

Speakers include leading politicians and researchers within the hemisphere and attendees will come from countries throughout Latin America. The sessions, which will be conducted in Spanish, will be free to members of the Institute.

We invite you to look at the details of the seminar and how to become a member
200 Años de Independencia: Realización de la Promesa • For membership details, please contact Isabel Escalle (1/858-453-5560 x 122).
More details about the seminar will follow via a subsequent email.