Academic WorldQuest

CIR has now offered, for the third year running, the popular Academic WorldQuest (AWQ) competition, a program of the World Affairs Councils of America (WACA). In 2016, we had two teams, with The Masters Program emerging victorious. In 2017, we had six teams, with Las Cruces High School the winner. In 2018, the competition featured 11 teams, with the ASK… Continue Reading

Ambassador Round Table – Round Two!

Join us on August 23rd for lunch and a panel discussion at the Estancia Primera Clubhouse to hear Amb. Vicki Huddleston, Amb. Mark Asquino, and Amb. Pat Hawkins review the current status of the State Department under newly appointed Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo. Continue Reading

CIR Member Summer Gathering

CIR Member Summer Gathering. We are inviting all CIR members to join us in the shady grove right outside our office and next to the Rosario Street bridge for a fantastic reception with four visiting Thai journalists. Continue Reading

2018 Annual Gala

Join CIR members and guests for an elegant autumn evening at La Fonda on the Plaza featuring keynote speaker, Amb. Michael McFaul, who served as the United States Ambassador to Russia from 2012 to 2014. Continue Reading