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What the Oil Price Collapse Means for Latin America


International oil prices have plummeted by more than 50% since June, putting a strain on many of Latin America's oil-dependent economies. Dialogue experts analyze why Venezuela and Ecuador are turning to China for more financial support and how falling prices are pushing President Maduro to the edge. We also look, though, at why low oil prices have a silver lining for Latin America’s heavy crude producers, Mexico and Venezuela. 


Climate Change in Latin America:
The outlook for COP 20 and beyond




Earth From Outer Space / Thang Nguyen / CC BY-SA 2.0

In December world leaders traveled to Lima, Peru to participate in United Nations COP 20 talks. On November 6th, the Dialogue hosted an expert panel to discuss the prospects for a more comprehensive agreement. Read more on climate policy from our experts in the Financial Times and Latin America Advisor. See Program Director Lisa Viscidi speaking at Brown University on China-Latin American climate change relations.

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The Energy, Climate Change and Extractive Industries Program seeks to improve understanding and communication on energy policy issues in Latin America through research, public events and roundtable discussions.  By producing balanced analysis and convening policymakers, corporate leaders and industry experts, the program informs and shapes policies that promote investment while encouraging economically, socially and environmentally responsible development of natural resources.


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Lisa Viscidi, Program Director
Genaro Arriagada, Non-Resident Senior Fellow

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