Film Screening and Reception: Gabo: The Creation of Gabriel García Márquez

Join the Bogota and Mexico City Committees of Chicago Sister Cities International at the Gene Siskel Film Center as they host a pre-screening reception at 1:30pm before the screening of the Chicago premiere of the documentary Gabo: The Creation of Gabriel García Márquez at 3pm. Raised by grandparents in northern Colombia, Gabriel García Márquez, 1982…

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MEXICO CITY and PRAGUE: This is Pilsen: Bohemian Past, Latino Present

The Mexico City and Prague Committees of Chicago Sister Cities International, the City of Prague, the Consulate General of the Czech Republic, and the Consulate General of Mexico kick off the Prague Days Chicago festival kicks off with a celebration of the history and heritage of Pilsen from its Czech origins to its largely Latino present. Enjoy…

MEXICO CITY: Mexico on the Rise Presentation

The Mexico City Committee of CSCI is sponsoring the Chicago Council on Global Affairs’ program “Mexico on the Rise” with His Excellency Eduardo Medina Mora Icaza, Ambassador of Mexico to the United States at the Chicago Club on May 29 Mexico and the United States share a two-thousand-mile border and trade more than 1.3 billion…

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Chicago Sister Cities International Festival

The 8th Annual Chicago Sister Cities International Festival transforms Daley Plaza into an international village filled with food, music, dance and merchants, August 5-9, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Chicago’s 28 international sister cities will be represented at the festival, where visitors will be able to sample international cuisine and view live cultural…

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MEXICO CITY: Mexico Rising Lecture and Discussion

The second largest economy in Latin America, Mexico is undergoing rapid social, political, and economic change. A new generation of leaders is working to reclaim Mexico’s status as a dynamic and thriving global player. Yet the legacies of drug related violence, corruption, and a troubled educational system remain stubborn obstacles to success. Join the 2013…