Analysis

Jaana Remes Joins the Board of Advisors

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Jaana Remes has joined the Latin America Advisor’s board of advisors. She is an economist and a partner at the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), McKinsey & Company’s business and economics research arm, based in San Francisco.

Erik Brand

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Argentina’s Energy Sector Challenges

In an interview with Benjamin Gedan, director of the Wilson Center’s Argentina Project, Lisa Viscidi discusses the current conditions and outlook for three key components of the Argentine energy sector.

Lisa Viscidi, Benjamin Gedan

Interviews ˙ ˙ Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Argentina en Deuda Educativa: Aprender es un Derecho

El nuevo Informe de Progreso Educativo (IPE) de Argentina—publicado por Educar 2050 y el Diálogo Interamericano—analiza el estado de la educación argentina con el propósito de visibilizar los principales desafíos educativos de la nación y presentar recomendaciones para abordarlos.

Educar 2050, Diálogo Interamericano

Reports ˙ ˙ Download Report

Remittances, Migration and Development in Nicaragua

The current and sustained political instability in Nicaragua paints a worrisome picture. As a result, migration to Costa Rica, and likely to other countries, has grown significantly. 

Manuel Orozco

Articles & Op-Eds ˙

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What is the Economic Outlook for Latin America?

On November 1, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a discussion with the International Monetary Fund based on the IMF’s latest Western Hemisphere Regional Economic Outlook report , “An Uneven Recovery.”

Jose Bernardo Reyes Facio

Event Summaries ˙

How Much Is Fake News Influencing Latin Elections?

How much impact did the spread of misinformation have on Brazil’s election? How did this play out in other presidential races in the region this year, such as in Colombia and Costa Rica? What effects does false propaganda on social
media have on Latin American democracies, and what should be done, if anything, to control it?

Laura Chinchilla, Maria Velez de Berliner, Cristina Tardáguila, Silvio Waisbord

Latin America Advisor ˙

Teodoro and FDR

No one was more brilliant, independent, and generous with his ideas than Teodoro Petkoff. He was a consummate public intellectual with enormous integrity and a keen sense of irony who one never tired of listening to and learning from. He enriched and uplifted so many lives.  

Michael Shifter

Articles & Op-Eds ˙

No Strangers at the Gate 

A report presenting recommendations to countries and organizations contending with the Venezuelan migration and refugee crisis.

Michael Camilleri, Fen Osler Hampson

Reports ˙ ˙ Download Report

Mexican state oil company Pemex’s chief executive, Carlos Treviño, confirmed the discovery of seven reservoirs in two wells in Mexico’s southeast basin. // File Photo: Pemex.

Will Pemex’s New Oil Finds Reverse Output Declines?

Will Pemex’s most recent oil discoveries be enough to reverse the country’s output declines?

Doris Rodriguez, Carlos A. Chávez, Steven P. Otillar, Francisco de Rosenzweig, Maria Cortez, Carlos Ochoa

Energy Advisor ˙

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Peter Hakim on Brazil’s Presidential Elections

Brazil prepares to elect its next president on Oct 28 as part of the second round of elections in the country. The people of Brazil will have to choose between the far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro and Lula-backed centrist Fernando Haddad. On the night of the elections, the Inter-American Dialogue’s President Emeritus and Senior Fellow Peter Hakim commented on the topic for CGTN America with John Terrett.

Peter Hakim

Interviews ˙ ˙ CGTN