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On the Ecuador-China Debt Deal: Q&A with Augusto de la Torre

In September 2022, Ecuador and China reached an agreement this week to restructure $4.4 billion of Ecuador’s debt with Chinese banks, which is estimated to provide $1.4 billion worth of debt relief to Ecuador through 2025.

Margaret Myers, Steven Holmes

Interviews ˙

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Is Chile Losing Ground to Other Lithium Producers?

A Latin America Energy Advisor Q&A on whether Chile’s lithium sector is losing ground to other producers.

Gal Luft, Carla Bass, James J. A. Blair, Daniel Jimenez, Manuel Agosin, William Tahil, Macarena Michienzi, Nicholas Wehner

Energy Advisor ˙

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La venganza de los autócratas es secuestrar la democracia

Los países miembros de la recién creada Alianza para el Desarrollo en Democracia tienen un compromiso político, moral y económico de rescatar la democracia del secuestro de los autócratas.

Manuel Orozco

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ La Nación

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Migrant Remittances to Central America and Options for Development

The report recommends leveraging remittances through financial access, education, and investment in order to strengthen economic developments and reduce the need for Central Americans to migrate in the first place.

Manuel Orozco

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International Aid in Haiti – Disappointing Outcomes

On July 13, 2022, Think Tank Haiti, a collaborative initiative between the Inter-American Dialogue and the Quisqueya University in Haiti hosted a webinar on the outcomes of international aid in Haiti. The panel featured a diverse group of experts, discussing why aid may have failed in Haiti as well as what Haiti and donor countries can do to mitigate future poor performance.

Jacky Lumarque, Daniel Dorsainvil, Michaëlle Jean, Pierre-Marie Boisson, Jake Johnston, Georges Fauriol

Event Summaries ˙

Will El Salvador Reach a Lending Deal With the IMF?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the possibility of an IMF lending program for El Salvador.

Ilan Goldfajn, Brendan McKenna, Ricardo Castaneda, Siobhan Morden

Latin America Advisor ˙

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How to Break the Stalemate in Haiti

What is needed is a consensus roadmap for policymakers — both in Haiti and among key international actors — that responds to Haiti’s needs over the horizon.

Georges Fauriol, Peter Hakim, Keith Mines, Enrique ter Horst

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ USIP

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El capitalismo salvaje de Ortega-Murillo: ¿para qué el gran capital?

Mientras el Gobierno cristiano y solidario de Daniel Ortega y Rosario Murillo reclama la victoria de un 10% de crecimiento económico, la realidad es que los nicaragüenses siguen teniendo ingresos similares a 2017 y la brecha de desigualdad sigue creciendo.

Manuel Orozco

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Confidencial