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Masters dissertation prizes

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The UCL Institute of the Americas is delighted to announce the award of its masters dissertation prizes.

The prize for the best dissertation on a Latin American and Caribbean topic was awarded to:

Appointment of Dr Dylan Vernon, former UCL-IA student, as Belize's Ambassador to the EU

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Congratulations to Dr Dylan Vernon, former research student at the Institute of the Americas, who has recently been appointed Belizean Ambassador to the European Union. Dylan completed his PhD on Clientelism and Democracy in the Modern Politics of Belize at the Institute, under the supervision of Prof Kevin Middlebrook, in July 2013. He takes up his post in Brussels on Monday and in the coming months will also be accredited as Belize's representative to the World Trade Organisation and as non-resident ambassador to several European state. We wish him every success in his career.

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