On the heels of President Guillermo Lasso’s White House meeting with President Joe Biden on December 19, 2022, President Lasso joined Inter-American Dialogue President & CEO Rebecca Bill Chavez for a conversation about the US-Ecuador bilateral relationship.
Sharing a selection of issues that the Latin America Advisor’s team felt covered especially important developments this year in Western Hemisphere affairs.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Haiti’s appeal for foreign intervention to help stabilize the country.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s recent trip to South America.
On September 14, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue and the Chile Pacific Foundation co-hosted a webinar titled “Competing Visions for Economic & Security Partnership in the Pacific—What Role for LAC?”
Based on wide experience in eight conflicts, to include Haiti, I believe there is a way out of the current dead end. It requires patiently and assertively combining international expertise and resources with Haitian will and energy to address the country’s intertwined problems of security and governance.
Since March 2021, Haitian civil society has been working hard to develop innovative, local solutions to the country’s problems, including a blueprint for a Haitian-led transition that could well forge a new path for the country. For that plan to work, the changes will need to be profound and transformative, and the process of implementing them as inclusive and empowering, as possible.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on military relations between Colombia and Venezuela.
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.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the state of security in Colombia under Iván Duque’s administration.
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.
Across the Americas, political leadership committed to greater collaboration to tackle health, social, economic, and political challenges has been sorely lacking. The Dialogue is pleased to present the 2022 Linowitz report “The Case for Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere,” which provides an analysis of the interrelated challenges facing the Western Hemisphere today and policy proposals to enhance collaboration across the hemisphere, all with an eye towards the Ninth Summit of the Americas.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Chinese military influence in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Shifter: “Hay algunos países petroleros en América Latina que van a sacar beneficios de la prohibición de la compra de petróleo ruso y de las sanciones impuestas”
El 18 de marzo 2022, Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, dialogó con Deutsche Welle sobre los impactos de la invasión Rusa de Ucrania en la región Latinoamericana. Al centro de la discusión estuvieron los efectos sobre las cadenas de suministro globales de commodities, la inflación que ha generado el conflicto y las demandas sociales.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the increase in instances of violent crime in Ecuador.