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INTEC and Seguros Reserves will analyze the social, political and economic situation of South America

During the analysis day there will be lectures by Chilean intellectuals Martin Hopenhayn and Ernesto Ottone, as well as panels with leading local economists and sociologists and representatives of the national political leadership

INTEC and Seguros Reserves will analyze the social, political and economic situation of South America

SANTO DOMINGO. –The registration period political, economic and social tensions that cross several South American countries and its possible repercussions at the local level it will be the central theme of the analysis day “Social movements in South America: Interpretations and Implications for the Dominican Republic", what organize the Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC) and Insurance Reservations, the next days 5 and 6 of December.

The initiative will bring the country to the recognized Chilean philosopher Martin Hopenhayn, who will analyze the particular case of Chile, the Thursday December 5, starting at 6: 00 in the afternoon, followed by a panel of social scientists composed of Pedro Silverio, Iván Gatón and José Luis De Ramón; The Friday December 6, the analysis day will continue to the 9: 00 in the morning, with the exhibition of Chilean sociologist Ernesto Ottone, who will present the global perspective of the current situation. Ottone's exhibition will be followed by a panel of political leaders, integrated by Melanio Paredes, Julio César Valentín, Geanilda Vásquez and Eduardo Sanz.

Martin Hopenhaynn

The day is organized with the purpose of opening a dialogue between actors of the political parties and local analysts of the regional reality, to derive lessons that can be used to improve political, economic, social and institutional decisions in Dominican society. The whole day will be held in the Social Security Auditorium of INTEC.

The panelists will reflect on the possibility that the instability that exists in several countries of the region responds to deeper structural problems of the economic and political models of those countries, while they will analyze the problems derived from social inequalities; a slowly growing middle class; limited policies to assist vulnerable populations, in addition to poor quality public services and insufficient coverage.

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