The coal-fired Bocamina plant in Chile, pictured above, is set to close completely by 2022, 18 years ahead of schedule. // File Photo: Chilean Government

Is Chile On Track to Become Carbon Neutral By 2050?

An Energy Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ takes on the progress of Chile’s transition toward renewable energy.

Andrés Rebolledo, Ricardo Raineri, Rodrigo Andrade, Cecilia Aguillón, María Trinidad Castro

Energy Advisor ˙

Michael Shifter hablando en el evento Video

Perspectiva de las elecciones y su impacto en la política internacional de EE.UU.

El 10 de agosto, la Cámara de Comercio Colombo-Americana llevó a cabo el evento virtual “Perspectiva de las elecciones y su impacto en la política internacional de EE.UU.” Este diálogo formó el inicio de una serie de discusiones sobre la relación bilateral entre Colombia y los Estados Unidos. Alejandro Santos, el director de la revista colombiana SEMANA, moderó la conversación. Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Inter-Americano, fue uno de los panelistas junto a Dan Restrepo. 

Michael Shifter, Alejandro Santos

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ Cámara de Comercio Colombo-Americana

Photos of event speakers and Haitian president Jovenel Moïse Video

Haiti and Covid-19 – Analysis and Solutions

On August 4, 2020, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted “Haiti and Covid-19 – Analysis and Solutions,” a webinar in partnership with Université Quisqueya to discuss their newly launched book, “Haiti et le Covid 19. Des outils pour comprendre et agir.” The panel featured Fritz Jean, Georges Sassine, Mirlande Manigat, and Georges Fauriol. Dan Erikson moderated the event.

Casey Wetherbee

Event Summaries ˙

The government of Argentine President Alberto Fernández reached a major debt renegotiation deal with bondholders earlier this month. // File Photo: Argentine Government.

Has Argentina Struck a Good Deal With Creditors?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ takes on Argentina’s recent restructuring debt deal with foreign bondholders.

Bruno Binetti, Lisa M. Schineller, Kezia McKeague

Latin America Advisor ˙

Michael Shifter interviewed by CGTN Video

Coronavirus in the Americas

In this interview with CGTN America, Michael Shifter spoke with Frances Kuo about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Latin America and the Caribbean, discussing inequality, the informal economy, and China’s presence in the region.

Michael Shifter, Frances Kuo

Interviews ˙ ˙ CGTN Americas

Capitol Crude Podcast by S&P Global Platts Video

A new president for Guyana, the next non-OPEC oil giant

Lisa Viscidi, director of the Energy, Climate Change and Extractive Industries Program, sits down with S&P Global Platts to discuss Guyana’s newly inaugurated president and the implications for its oil future.

Lisa Viscidi

Interviews ˙ ˙ S&P Global Platts

Brent Scowcroft

In Memoriam: Brent Scowcroft

The Inter-American Dialogue mourns the loss of Brent Scowcroft, who died on August 7 at his home in Falls Church, Va. He was 95.

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Mi vida. Memorias II: Gobernar para la democracia

Member in the News: Ricardo Lagos

Ricardo Lagos, former president of Chile, has published a new book title Mi vida. Memorias II: Gobernar para la democracia or “My Life. Memories II: Governing for democracy.”

Ricardo Lagos

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Michael Camilleri speaks at the event Video

Holding Kleptocrats to Account: Redirecting Frozen Assets and the International Anti-Corruption Court

On August 6, 2020, Michael Camilleri, director of the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program, spoke as a panelist at an event held by the World Refugee & Migration Council and Integrity Initiatives International to discuss two proposals designed to combat grand corruption and assist those who have been forcibly displaced as a result of this corruption.

Michael Camilleri

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ World Refugee & Migration Council / Integrity Initiatives International

Michael Camilleri and other panelists speak at WOLA's event Video

Rising Corruption and Undermining the Rule of Law in Latin America

Michael Camilleri spoke as a panelist at a public event on July 29, 2020 hosted by the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA). The panel discussed the current state of anti-corruption efforts and rule of law in Latin America and the Trump administration’s impact on human rights and democracy in the region.

Michael Camilleri

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ Washington Office on Latin America

Tom Shannon

Member in the News: Tom Shannon

On July 28, Ambassador Tom Shannon, former under secretary of state for political affairs, participated in a virtual briefing organized by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC) to discuss a new report by SFRC Democratic Staff. The report is titled Diplomacy in Crisis: The Trump Administration’s Decimation of the State Department.

Thomas A. Shannon, Jr.

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