Analysis

Mexico and Brazil’s Crude Politics

Until this year, resource nationalism—when a government asserts its control over a country’s natural resources—seemed to be on the wane in Latin America. But its potential return could set back Latin America’s two largest economies.

Lisa Viscidi

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Foreign Policy

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Mexico’s Security Crisis: What Lies Ahead for AMLO?

On October 10, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a discussion with the International Crisis Group based on their new report: “Building Peace in Mexico: Dilemmas Facing the López Obrador Government.” The discussion featured Ivan Briscoe and Falko Ernst from the International Crisis Group with Maureen Meyer from the Washington Office on…

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Will Argentina Reach Its 20 Percent Renewable Energy Goal by 2025?

Argentina is on track to have 20 percent of its energy come from renewable energy sources by 2025, according to the government, but many hurdles remain and not everyone is convinced that timeline can be met.

Doris Rodriguez, Gonzalo Ariel Viña, Carlos St. James, Regina Ranieri, Roberto Carnicer, Marcelo Álvarez, Oscar Medina

Energy Advisor ˙

Los desafíos del nuevo Presidente de Colombia

Catalina Botero, abogada y decana de la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad de Los Andes y Michael Camilleri, director del programa Peter D. Bell de estado de derecho, analizan los retos a los que se enfrentará el gobierno de Ivan Duque y el estado del país que ha heredado.

Michael Camilleri, Catalina Botero

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Foreign Affairs Latinoamérica

How Mexico and Canada saved NAFTA

At the end of the day, it was Mexico and Canada that won the hard-fought battle to preserve most of NAFTA, writes former Mexican president Ernesto Zedillo in The Washington Post.

Ernesto Zedillo

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ The Washington Post

Far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro // File Photo: Bolsonaro Campaign.

Is Brazil’s Bolsonaro Unstoppable Ahead of the Runoff?

Jair Bolsonaro nearly won Brazil’s election in the first round. Is he unstoppable in the runoff, or can Fernando Haddad win?

Peter Hakim, Monica de Bolle, Rubens Barbosa, Melvyn Levitsky, Mark Langevin

Latin America Advisor ˙

La democracia en América Latina: mejor de lo que suena

Continuar con la tarea de construcción democrática que iniciaron los latinoamericanos durante el siglo pasado es nuestro deber, pero es también nuestra única oportunidad. Con todos sus exasperantes defectos y limitaciones, la opción a la democracia en América Latina es una sola: la oscuridad.

Kevin Casas-Zamora

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ New York Times Español

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Camilleri: ¿En qué están los DD.HH. a 70 años de su declaración universal?

En el 70 aniversario de la Declaración Universal de los Derechos Humanos y la Declaración Americana de los Derechos y Deberes del Hombre, la Universidad de Los Andes en Bogotá organizó una conferencia sobre el impacto y las implicaciones de estas convenciones en la cual participó Michael Camilleri, director del programa Peter D. Bell de Estado de Derecho del Diálogo Interamericano.

Michael Camilleri

Videos ˙ ˙ Universidad de los Andes

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo (L-R) spent more than a year negotiating the modernization of the trilateral trade deal. // File Photo: Mexican Government.

How Does the New USMCA Deal Affect the Energy Sector?

How does USMCA, the new NAFTA deal, affect the energy sector? What are the biggest changes? Will it boost investment and cooperation?

Larry B. Pascal, Nicolás Borda, Pedro Niembro, Murray Smith, Luis Miguel Labardini, Clifford Sosnow

Energy Advisor ˙