El Diálogo Interamericano lanza este jueves en Washington una iniciativa para que las ciudades de América, desde Canadá a Argentina, pasando por el Caribe, impulsen el cambio, puesto que los gobiernos nacionales “no actúan” debido a “la polarización”.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the future of North American relations under a Biden administration.
”In the near term, there are several, very significant, challenges that have to be tackled,” said Rebecca Bill Chavez, recently-appointed president and CEO of Washington DC-based think tank, the Inter-American Dialogue.
As a close observer of the region, I am deeply troubled by the humanitarian crisis and the dramatic unraveling of democracy under Nicolás Maduro, a brutal and corrupt dictator. A core question raised by this hearing is whether the United States should use military force to remove Maduro from power in Venezuela. My answer, which reflects the position of many other U.S. defense and foreign policy experts, is no. The negative consequences of military action to Venezuela, to the region, and to the interests of the United States are clear and foreseeable.
The upcoming trip of Vice President Kamala Harris to Mexico and Guatemala will focus on a wide range of challenges, including corruption, violence, organized crime, lack of economic development, investment, job opportunities, and climate change. Our experts discuss the issues that are likely to be raised during this trip, possible points of contention, concerns around the rule of law and regional security, and the current and expected migration trends from Central America, among other topics.
President Donald Trump’s decision last month to increase sanctions on Cuba represents a strategic error with serious long-term repercussions for U.S. national security.
Noah Bierman, from the Los Angeles Times, travelled with Vice President Harris to the region and interviewed Rebecca Bill Chavez, non-resident senior fellow at the Inter-American Dialogue, to assess the trip and the bigger questions it raises about the Biden administration’s strategy for reducing migration.
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Thanks to the new open US policy toward Cuba, the work done aboard the hospital ship USNS Comfort heals more than bodies.
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A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on the role of U.S. legislators in drafting U.S. policy toward Latin America.
Rebecca Bill Chavez warns in an article for the New York Times on that as we enter a global democratic recession, we must not ignore increasing trends of militarization in Latin America.
Rebecca Bill Chavez, recién nombrada presidenta y CEO del Diálogo Interamericano, habló con El Tiempo sobre su nueva posición y sus prioridades ante la situación actual que se vive en América Latina y el Caribe. Una politóloga con énfasis en relaciones internacionales y una larga historia en el servicio público, Rebecca trae décadas de experiencia para abordar los temas más urgentes en las relaciones entre América Latina y el resto del mundo.
Rebecca Bill Chavez writes for the New York Times on strained relations between the United States and Mexico following the Trump administration’s threats to the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Chavez: “It troubles me that the Venezuelan refugee crisis is not getting the attention it deserves”
The newly appointed President and CEO of the Inter-American Dialogue, Rebecca Bill Chavez, spoke with the Washington Diplomat about her new role and the most urgent priorities in Latin America and the Caribbean. Prominent among her concerns was the retrogression of democracy across the region, with a pointed focus on Venezuela.