The Latin American G20 member countries have historically struggled to put forward a common platform, analysts have noted, which has led to difficulties in incorporating Latin American priorities into the larger agenda of the summit. How well were the interests of Mexico, Argentina and Brazil represented in Hamburg?
A candid discussion on the Brazilian experience and ways to improve international cooperation against corruption, featuring Brazil’s Prosecutor General and the Acting US Assistant Attorney General
On July 17, the Inter-American Dialogue invited Colombia’s Minister of Labor, Griselda Restrepo, to discuss labor advances in post-conflict Colombia. Director of the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program, Michael Camilleri, moderated the discussion. The event focused on US-Colombia cooperation over labor policy, new labor initiatives accompanying the peace accords, and post-conflict violence against workers.
Victoria Isabel Cardiel C. entrevista a Lisa Viscidi, la directora del Programa de Energía, Cambio Climático e Industrias Extractivas del Diálogo Interamericano, sobre la decisión de Donald Trump de retirar a Estados Unidos del Acuerdo de París y cómo afectará a América Latina.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva on July 12 was convicted and sentenced to nine and a half years in prison in connection with the massive corruption scheme involving state-run oil company Petrobras. He has denied wrongdoing, and his lawyers have vowed to appeal. What does Lula’s conviction and sentencing mean for his political future and that of his Workers’ Party?
En este episodio de Club de Prensa presentado por José Díaz Briseño, las acusaciones de corrupción hacia Ollanta Humala, la condena sobre Lula da Silva y la actitud de Donald Trump durante su viaje a Paris son analizadas por Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, María Peña, corresponsal de ‘La Opinión’ – Los Ángeles, y Jan Martínez Ahrens, corresponsal jefe de ‘El País’ de Madrid en Washington.
Enabling tools that motivate remittance recipients to access and use a variety of financial services needed to increase assets is key to wealth generation.
Addressing the unique financial needs of migrants will optimize the potential of their contributions and those of future generations.
En este episodio de Club de Prensa presentado por José Díaz Briseño, junto a Xavier Vilà, periodista y analista catalán; Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano; y Juliano Basile, corresponsal de ‘Valor Econômico’, se conversó sobre las interferencias de Rusia en la campaña presidencial de Estados Unidos, las más recientes acusaciones de corrupción en Perú y la polémica sobre actuar como anfitrión para los juegos olímpicos.
As Latin America moves towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions and fulfilling its Paris commitments, it must also work to meet rapidly growing electricity demand, which is projected to almost double by 2040.
On July 7, the Woodrow Wilson Center and the Inter-American Dialogue invited Fernando Carrillo Flórez and Edgardo Maya Villazón, the respective Colombian Inspector and Comptrollers Generals, to address the growing issue of corruption in Colombia and their plans to solve it.
During an exclusive interview with South Korean newspaper Maeil Business, Michael Shifter, President of the Inter-American Dialogue, noted that certain Trump administration’s policies – such as pushing for the renegotiation of NAFTA – could have positive effects for South Korea. “Donald Trump’s new trade policy can be an opportunity for Korea to expand its reach to the Latin American market.”
El ataque a la Asamblea Nacional en Venezuela, tensiones diplomáticas con Corea del Norte, y la reunión del G20 en Hamburgo – temas de discusión en este programa de Club de Prensa. Presentado por Juan Carlos Iragorri, con la participación de Xavier Vilà, periodista y analista catalán; José López Zamorano, corresponsal jefe de ‘Notimex’ – México; Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano.
Mexico’s unemployment rate fell to a lower-than-expected 3.56 percent of the economically active population in May, the lowest unemployment reading since December 2007, according to data released on June 26 by state statistics agency INEGI. On June 22, Mexico’s central bank, led by Agustín Carstens, raised its key interest rate but hinted that it may be the last hike in its current tightening cycle. Are Mexico’s economic indicators showing signs of promise?
The Trump administration’s desire for meaningful action towards Venezuela is understandable, but it risks learning the wrong lessons from recent failures.