What are the reasons behind the region’s persistently low productivity rates, and what can it do to reverse this trend?
Colombia’s government has developed a roadmap for expanding the country’s oil and gas reserves, Deputy Energy Minister Diego Mesa said.
The largest tropical rainforest on the planet, the Amazon plays a critical role as a storehouse of carbon and mediator of the global water cycle and holds a greater share of the world’s known biodiversity than any other ecosystem. However, unchecked development is placing the Amazon under threat, pushing deforestation rates to near-record levels throughout the region.
What factors are shaping extreme poverty rates in the region, and how should governments confront this challenge?
President Donald Trump’s decision last month to increase sanctions on Cuba represents a strategic error with serious long-term repercussions for U.S. national security.
On May 9, 2019, the Inter-American Dialogue, in partnership with Freedom House, hosted an event called “Corruption, Criminality, and Justice in a Post-Transition Venezuela.”
What happened on April 30 in Venezuela, and did Maduro or Guaidó come out stronger?
Congressional Testimony: Dollar Diplomacy or Debt Trap? Examining China’s Role in the Western Hemisphere
Margaret Myers, Director of the Dialogue’s Asia & Latin America Program, testified before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on the subject of “Dollar Diplomacy or Debt Trap? Examining China’s Role in the Western Hemisphere.”
What can Panamanians expect from newly elected President Laurentino Cortizo?
Michael Camilleri, director del programa de estado de derecho del Diálogo Interamericano, comentó sobre la decisión del gobierno de los EEUU de levantar las sanciones impuestas al exdirector del infame Servicio de Inteligencia de Venezuela (Sebin) en una entrevista con CNN.
On May 6, 2019, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a discussion on the current situation in Haiti and prospects for change.
President Laura Chinchilla was awarded the “Women of the Decade in Public Life and Leadership” award at the Women Economic Forum on March 8, 2019 in Amsterdam.
Venezuela may be slowly moving into a scenario in which the military moves to take full control, without Maduro, but not necessarily in accordance with Guaidó’s (and the constitution’s) terms and timetable for a transition.
Venezuela’s stalemate will not last forever, but an immediate and easy return to democracy is highly unlikely. The quicker the opposition and its international supporters adapt their strategies to this hard reality, the sooner the country can begin to find a way out of this unprecedented crisis.
Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, was interviewed for Background Briefing with Ian Masters, where he discussed the Trump administration’s foreign policy towards Venezuela during this crisis and how their militarist thinking is not the best course of action.