Analysis

Alternativas para evitar el éxodo centroamericano

En el contexto de la caravana de migrantes hondureños parados en Tijuana, el nuevo gobierno de México, encabezado por Andrés Manuel López Obrador, ha propuesto una estrategia regional con Estados Unidos y los países centroamericanos para generar empleos y fortalecer procesos productivos

Manuel Orozco

Interviews ˙ ˙ CNN

George H.W. Bush: Ambitious Agenda for the Americas

In Latin America, Bush will be most remembered for his trade initiatives. These were his most consequential and enduring contributions to Inter-American relations.

Peter Hakim

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Latinvex

Mexico’s Supreme Court in November overturned a law that formalized the use of troops to fight gangs. // File Photo: Mexican Government.

Should Mexican Troops Keep Fighting Cartels?

Is López Obrador’s plan to form a National Guard to combat organized crime a good idea?

Monica de Bolle, Gonzalo Escribano, Amanda Mattingly, Raúl Benítez Manaut

Latin America Advisor ˙

Video

La educación en Argentina: Una realidad incómoda

Durante el X Foro de Calidad Educativa, celebrado el 9 de noviembre en Buenos Aires, Ariel Fiszbein del Programa de Educación del Diálogo Interamericano presentó el Informe de Progreso Educativo de Argentina, el cual analiza el estado de la educación argentina con el propósito de visibilizar los principales desafíos educativos de la nación y presentar recomendaciones para abordarlos.

Maria Oviedo

Presentations ˙ ˙ X Foro de Calidad Educativa: Innovar para Aprender

Video

Chinese Infrastructure in LAC: Perceptions and Realities

On November 14th, the Inter-American Dialogue convened a panel of experts to discuss current trends and prospects of Chinese infrastructure development in Latin America and the Caribbean. The event was moderated by Margaret Myers, director of the Inter-American Dialogue’s Asia & Latin America Program.

Arianis Blanco

Event Summaries ˙

The Unfinished Business of Mexico’s Energy Reform

Mexico’s 2013 energy reform has led to pledges of almost $200 billion of private investment and renewable power auctions garnering bids to provide electricity at record-low prices. The Mexican government should continue to build on the successes of the reform, César Hernández, former Mexican undersecretary for electricity, and Jorge Castilla, managing director for Mexico at Accenture, said at an event hosted by the Inter-American Dialogue, the Embassy of Mexico, and the Energy Policy Research Foundation.

Nate Graham

Event Summaries ˙

Jose Valera Joins the Board of Advisors

We are pleased to announce that Jose L. Valera has joined the Dialogue’s weekly Energy Advisor publication’s board of advisors.

Erik Brand

Energy Advisor ˙

The G20 in Buenos Aires Will Disappoint–But Not All Is Lost

In the annual meeting of the world’s largest economies, which starts on Friday in Argentina, it seemed that Latin America and its most pressing concerns – such as the crisis in Venezuela – would be the priorities. However, it is now clear that the current complex global dynamic will dominate.

Irene Estefanía González, Ben Raderstorf

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ The New York Times Español

Video

Will We See More Caravans?

As the Honduran migrant caravan reaches Tijuana seeking to cross the border to the United States, important political and humanitarian controversies have sprung around Central American caravans.

Manuel Orozco

Podcasts ˙ ˙ CSIS

Educación técnica y formación profesional en América Latina

Un nuevo informe publicado por CAF – Banco de Desarrollo de América Latina y el Diálogo Interamericano describe cómo los países latinoamericanos han buscado mejorar la pertinencia de la formación de capital humano y qué intervenciones pueden potenciar y mejorar las intervenciones existentes.

Ariel Fiszbein, Maria Oviedo, Sarah Stanton

Reports ˙ ˙ Download Report

Video

Bolsonaro as ‘Tropical Trump’ and his impact on Brazil’s oil markets

Jair Bolsonaro’s victory in the Brazilian presidential election was widely seen as promising for the country’s oil sector, which has been revitalized by reforms that opened the upstream market under the Temer administration, but many questions remain unanswered as the January 1 inauguration approaches. Lisa Viscidi spoke with Meghan Gordon and Brian Scheid of the Capitol Crude podcast about the future of Petrobas and its subsidiaries, fuel subsidies, and deepwater exploration under Bolsonaro. 

Lisa Viscidi, Meghan Gordon, Brian Scheid

Interviews ˙ ˙ S&P Global Platts