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Joe Biden

Joe Biden necesita entender que Centroamérica es más que el Triángulo Norte

La visita a Guatemala de la vicepresidenta Kamala Harris cerró un primer acto político muy importante para Estados Unidos y Centroamérica. Como lo saben el presidente Joe Biden y Harris, Centroamérica es una parte del mundo crucial para Estados Unidos, por muchas razones pero principalmente por la migración.

Laura Chinchilla

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ The New York Times

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What Will Rollout of 5G Networks Mean for Brazil?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on Brazil’s upcoming 5G auction and what the technology means for the country’s economy.

Oliver Stuenkel, Artur Coimbra de Oliveira, Lourdes S. Casanova

Latin America Advisor ˙

Amna Nawaz

Member in the News: Amna Nawaz

Amna Nawaz from PBS NewsHour was promoted from senior national correspondent to chief correspondent, and she will also serve as the NewsHour’s White House correspondent. 

Amna Nawaz

Member in the News ˙

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A Commitment to Family: Remittances and Covid-19

This report from the Migration, Remittances & Development Program presents the findings of a survey carried out with more than 1,000 US immigrants from eight Latin American and Caribbean nationalities during the Covid-19 pandemic. The study identifies critical aspects that shaped migrants’ experiences in 2020 and early 2021, and, more importantly, the determinants of continuing to send money back home in times of crisis. 

Manuel Orozco, Kathryn Klaas

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Sergio Massa with Michael Shifter

Private Meeting with Sergio Massa

On June 16 the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a private meeting with Sergio Massa, President of the House of Representatives of Argentina, on the political and economic challenges during the Fernández administration, and the state and future of US-Argentina relations.

Dylan Gervasio

Event Summaries ˙

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Private meeting with María Eugenia Vidal

On June 10, the Inter-American Dialogue welcomed María Eugenia Vidal, former governor of Buenos Aires and Dialogue member, to discuss the current political and economic conditions of Argentina as the nation approaches elections in the fall.

Noelle Whitman

Event Summaries ˙

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The Role of Natural Gas in a Decarbonized World – Regional Insights

On June 14, the Atlantic Council and the Energy Futures Initiative held a webinar on the role of natural gas in the transition to zero-carbon energy systems. Lisa Viscidi, director of the Energy, Climate Change & Extractive Industries Program at the Dialogue, spoke about financing natural gas infrastructure in Latin America.

Lisa Viscidi

Presentations ˙ ˙ The Atlantic Council

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Shifter: “[La represión de Ortega] se parece al patrón vivido hace 30 años”

En una entrevista con Carlos Fernando Chamorro para Confidencial, Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, comentó sobre la crisis política en Nicaragua, la cual ha generado una controversia internacional en torno a la erosión de los valores democráticos en este país centroamericano. Shifter examinó el papel que juega la comunidad internacional, las repercusiones de las acciones del regimen Ortega-Murillo y la incertidumbre de cara a las próximas elecciones en noviembre.

Michael Shifter, Carlos Fernando Chamorro

Interviews ˙ ˙ Confidencial

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Shifter: “[La de Perú] es una situación extrema en la que se elegirá al mal menor”

En esta entrevista con NTN24, Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, examinó la situación actual en Perú, país que se encuentra en medio de una elección presidencial entre los candidatos Keiko Fujimori y Pedro Castillo. La entrevista exploró temas como la corrupción, la polarización política y la desconfianza de la ciudadanía peruana en las instituciones gubernamentales.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ NTN24

Sylvia Escovar

Member in the News: Sylvia Escovar

Sylvia Escovar, former president and CEO of Organización Terpel S.A., was appointed as chairman of the Board of Directors for GeoPark, a leading independent Latin American oil and gas explorer, operator and consolidator with operations and growth platforms in Colombia, Peru, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Ecuador.

Sylvia Escovar

Member in the News ˙

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Shifter: “It is very difficult now to talk about a serious election [in Nicaragua], November 7 will be a complete farce”

Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, spoke with Michael Holmes from CNN about the state of democracy in Latin America. The conversation covered how things are evolving in Nicaragua, after opposition leaders were imprisoned by the Ortega Murillo regime, as well as the potential repercussions of the recent elections in Peru and Mexico.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ CNN

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Sustainable Investment Is Flooding the Market

Companies are increasingly under pressure from the public and regulators to both disclose and improve environment, social, and governance (ESG) metrics. Such regulations in Europe and the United States will nudge investors toward low emissions projects. All this capital has to be put somewhere, and Latin America and other emerging markets are well positioned to become big recipients of these increased climate-focused flows.

Lisa Viscidi

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Foreign Policy