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Photo of someone typing on a computer. The Internet has been splintered into “a subset of interconnected networks ... to enhance surveillance and limit the free flow of information,” Pedro Less Andrade writes below.

How Is the Internet in Latin America Likely to Change?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on ways to keep the Internet open, fair, secure and interoperable in Latin America and the Caribbean amid geopolitical rivalries for dominance in the digital space.

Agustina del Campo, Nathalia Foditsch, Pedro Less Andrade, Lourdes Casanova, Jason Pielemeier, Husani Durans de Jesus

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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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Mayors Summit

Mayors Summit: Shared Challenges, Shared Solutions

On June 7, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue, in partnership with the Office of the Mayor of Los Angeles and CAF-Development Bank of Latin America, hosted the first Mayors Summit ahead of the IX Summit of the Americas. 

Gastón Ocampo

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Member in the News: Claudia López

Claudia López, mayor of Bogotá, was selected as the next president of Metropolis, an organization focused on connecting leaders from metropolitan areas from around the world in order to share knowledge and collaborate on common problems.

Claudia López

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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

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Paris Peace Forum announcement of Gurría's upcoming presidency

Member in the News: José Ángel Gurría

José Ángel Gurría, former secretary-general of the OECD, was chosen to be the next president of the Paris Peace Forum starting in March 2023.

José Ángel Gurría

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Heads of state from across the Americas are to gather next month in Los Angeles for the Summit of the Americas. A meeting of the most recent summit, in Lima in 2018, is pictured. // File Photo: Peruvian Government

A Policy for a Post-American Latin America

Hosting the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles from June 6 to June 10 was supposed to be a golden opportunity for US President Joe Biden to forge closer ties with Latin America and the Caribbean.

Michael Shifter, Bruno Binetti

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Member in the News: Mia Amor Mottley

Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados, has been named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2022.

Mia Amor Mottley

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Member in the News: Roberta Jacobson

Former United States Ambassador to Mexico, Roberta Jacobson, was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for Liberty Latin America.

Roberta Jacobson

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Political discourse is prevalent in Latin America via Twitter. Billionaire Elon Musk is seeking to buy the platform, though he said Friday that the deal was “temporarily on hold.” // File Photo: Marten Bjork via Unsplash.com.

What Might Changes at Twitter Mean for Latin Americans?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on what changes to Twitter might mean for Latin Americans.

Douglass Cassel, Mary Hansel, César Ricaurte, Vanessa Rubio-Márquez, Edison Lanza, Matías Jackson

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