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20 Years of the Democratic Charter in the Americas

On September 9, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a virtual event “20 Years of the Democratic Charter in the Americas”. The panel discussed the current state of the Democratic Charter 20 years after its signature.

Pamela Troconis

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Latin American Press Under Siege

On August 31st, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue supported the press conference “Latin American Press Under Siege,” organized by Fundamedios. The event focused on the worsening persecution of journalists across Latin America and called for the immediate release of detained journalists in Nicaragua, Venezuela, and Cuba.

Pamela Troconis

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Remembering September 11, 2001

The 9/11 attacks in New York and Washington, DC were a defining moment in history that forever changed the United States and the world. As we commemorate the tragic day and reflect on its impact after 20 years, we share the following article written by Michael Shifter on October 8, 2001.

Michael Shifter

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Climate Change in Latin America: present and future impacts

Across the Latin American region, state governments are pursuing climate adaptation plans to stymie the pronounced impacts of climate change. In an interview with CGTV’s The Heat, Lisa Viscidi discusses current impacts of climate change on migration, economies and natural resources in the region. With COP 26 around the corner, questions of climate finance and international cooperation take on a new urgency.

Lisa Viscidi

Interviews ˙ ˙ The Heat CGTV

Bukele conversa con diplomáticos de Estados Unidos en Guatemala

Canton: “El Salvador isn’t a democracy anymore”

In an interview for El Faro, Santiago Canton, speaks about the situation of democracy in El Salvador and the recent ruling from the Supreme Court’s Constitutional Chamber authorizing consecutive presidential reelection.

Santiago Canton

Interviews ˙ ˙ El Faro

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega

Will International Pressure Against Ortega Intensify?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views about Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega’s crackdown against the opposition.

Michael Shifter, Bianca Jagger, Robert Callahan, Katya Rimkunas, Ryan C. Berg

Latin America Advisor ˙

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ESG Investment Trends in Latin America and the Caribbean

On August 26, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue’s Corporate Program hosted “ESG Investment Trends in Latin America and the Caribbean,” an online event. Three speakers led the discussion: Andrea Bonime-Blanc, CEO of GEC Risk Advisory; María José Cortés, the head of ESG at Atlas Renewable Energy; and Ben Ho, vice president of BlackRock Sustainable Investments. Devry Boughner Vorwerk, the CEO of DevryBV Sustainable Strategies and a former corporate vice president at Cargill and Grubhub, moderated the event.  

Leticia Chacón, Erik Brand

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Datos para el cambio – El uso de la información oficial en la comunidad educativa

El 13 de agosto, el Diálogo Interamericano, con el apoyo de la Fundación Tinker, convocó el cuarto evento de la serie de Jornadas de Evaluación y Sociedad Civil sobre el uso efectivos de datos educativos para tomar decisiones informadas y impulsar cambio en las políticas públicas actuales.

Gladys Gerbaud Navarro, Daniela Saez, Anna Herrero Tejada

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Orozco: “The Biden Administration proposal [must] approach the structural causes that have spurred migration not only in Central America”

Manuel Orozco, non-resident Senior Fellow at the Inter-American Dialogue, joined CNN for an interview to discuss the ongoing migration phenomenon occurring in Mexico’s southern border. The interview touched upon some of the causes of migration, the countries where large numbers of migrants are coming from, and why this issue needs to be urgently dealt with.

Manuel Orozco

Interviews ˙ ˙ CNN

Former Bolivian President Jeanine Áñez, pictured in jail

Can Bolivian Courts Render Impartial Justice?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts opinions on the impartiality of Bolivia’s justice system and necessary reforms.

Roberto Laserna, Kevin Young, V. Ximena Velasco Guachalla, Kathryn Ledebur, Calla Hummel

Latin America Advisor ˙

Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele

What’s Behind El Salvador’s Reform of the Constitution?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on El Salvador’s proposed constitutional reforms and what they mean for the country.

Beatrice Rangel, Ricardo Cevallos, Celia Medrano, Tim Muth, Ricardo Valencia

Latin America Advisor ˙

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¿Feliz? Cumpleaños a la Carta Democrática Interamericana

Se cumple el 20º aniversario de la publicación de la Carta Democrática que proclamaba el fortalecimiento y la defensa de los principios básicos de la democracia en el continente. Su eficacia como mecanismo colectivo de defensa de la democracia debe ser medida teniendo en cuenta la realidad de nuestros países.

Santiago Canton

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