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Are ESG Goals Having an Impact in Central America?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on ESG goals in Central America.

Devry Boughner Vorwerk, Andrea Bonime-Blanc, Andrea Jarquín, Tatiana Reuben, Enrique Crespo, Diana Chavez

Latin America Advisor ˙

Photo of Peru’s Las Bambas mine, which restarted copper production last month following a two-month shutdown due to protests at the site. // File Photo: TV Perú.

How Much Will Protests Threaten Mining Investment?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on how protests in Peru will affect mining investment from countries like China.

Sergio Bitar, Margaret Myers, Jiang Shixue, Maiah Jaskoski, Patricia I. Vásquez, R. Kirk Sherr, Lawrence J. Gumbiner

Latin America Advisor ˙

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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

Member in the News ˙ ˙ El CEO

Will U.S. Pledges to Central America Lower Emigration?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on private sector investment Central American economies.

Manuel Orozco, Jonathan Fantini-Porter, Alfonso José Quiñonez Lemus, Javier Bu, Michael Paarlberg, Darren Ware

Latin America Advisor ˙

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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

Member in the News ˙ ˙ Time Magazine

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Argentina’s Ruling Coalition Hopes to Avoid ‘Death by IMF’

In most of the world, the International Monetary Fund is just a multilateral financial institution. In Argentina, in contrast, the fund is a fundamental and highly controversial part of economic and political life. As if to highlight that, the country’s ruling Peronist coalition is currently unraveling from internal divisions following a recent agreement between the government and the IMF, approved only weeks ago.

Bruno Binetti

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ World Politics Review

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Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere – Towards the Summit of the Americas

On March 31, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a public event to present its biennial Sol M. Linowitz policy report titled: “The Case for Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere: Towards the Ninth Summit of the Americas”. During the event, panelists discussed the main findings and recommendations of the report and analyzed the current state of regional and hemispheric cooperation.

Andrea Colombo

Event Summaries ˙

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Family Remittances in 2021: Is Double-Digit Growth the New Normal?

This report provides a review of the trends that led to growth in family remittances in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2021. It points to a combination of factors that include increased migration, migrants prolonging their stay in the United States, use of digital transfers among others. It also introduces projections based on future migration and remittance sender changes in 2022. 

Manuel Orozco, Matthew Martin

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Shifter: “La tarea del Diálogo es todavía más importante pero también mas difícil que nunca”

El 28 de febrero 2022 Michael Shifter, presidente de Diálogo Interamericano, dialogó con el rector de la Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, César Montaño Galarza. La entrevista se realizó por el programa radio y podcast Café con el rector de la emisora Voz Andina Internacional. Al centro de la discusión se encontró la democracia en América Latina y la importancia del diálogo político en la región y el mundo.

Michael Shifter

Podcasts ˙ ˙ Voz Andina Internacional

What Will Argentina Gain From More Chinese Investment?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the tightening of economic cooperation between China and Argentina.

Tara Hariharan, MK Vereen, Rasheed Griffith, Jorge Heine, Claudio M. Loser, Daniel Montamat

Latin America Advisor ˙

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro met last week in Moscow with Russian President Vladimir Putin (L-R) in a trip that the United States has criticized. U.S. President Joe Biden said Tuesday that Russia has begun an invasion of Ukraine. // Photo: Brazilian Government.

What Do Brazil and Russia Want From Each Other?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on bilateral relations between Russia and Brazil.

Bartłomiej Znojek, Valentina Sader, Vladimir Rouvinski

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Shifter: “We have seen the United States increasingly withdrawn from the region and a lot of attention being diverted elsewhere”

Michael Shifter, President of the Inter-American Dialogue, was interviewed by CGTN about the relations between China and Latin American countries. The conversation covered a wide array of topics ranging from the recent bilateral meetings that Chinese President Xi Jinping held with Argentine President Alberto Fernandez and Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso, as well as the stark contrast between Chinese and US influence in the Americas.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ CGTN

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¿Qué significa ser parte de la Franja y la Ruta de China?

Durante la reciente visita presidencial a Pekín, la Argentina adhirió formalmente a la Iniciativa de la Franja y la Ruta de China, conocida como BRI, por sus siglas en inglés. Es una buena oportunidad para analizar los alcances y límites de esta iniciativa, aclarando algunos malentendidos que podrían llevar a conclusiones simplistas o equivocadas.

Bruno Binetti

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ La Nación