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Collage for Afro-descendants Event Video

Afro-descendants: Striving for Equality in Latin America

On March 26, 2021, the Dialogue hosted the online event “Afro-descendants: Striving for Equality in Latin America” in partnership with the Inter-American Foundation (IAF). Participants focused on addressing the pre- and post-Covid challenges and opportunities facing Afro-descendants in the region, including access to higher education, public office, corporate boardrooms, economic opportunity, formal employment, clean water, and quality health services.

Worth Talley

Event Summaries ˙

Panelists and Event Card for Race and Policing in the US and Brazil Event Video

Race and Policing in the US and Brazil

On July 23, 2020, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted “Race and Policing in the US and Brazil,” to discuss what the recent cases of police violence reveal about systemic racism in the United States and Brazil.

Catharine Christie, Luisa Stalman

Event Summaries ˙

Afro-descendants in Latin America are being hit particularly hard in areas including the favelas of Rio de Janeiro. // File Photo: pixabay.com.

How Hard Is Covid Hitting the Region’s Afro-Descendants?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting Afro-descendant communities in the region.

Judith Morrison, Maria Velez de Berliner, Gladys Mitchell-Walthour, Raymond A. Joseph

Latin America Advisor ˙

Portada del informe Reforma Policial

Reforma policial: agenda (aún) pendiente en América Latina

Este nuevo informe analiza las características compartidas de las instituciones policiales en América Latina, evalúa los intentos recientes de reforma policial y propone una agenda para futuras reformas.

Lucía Dammert

Reports ˙ ˙ Descargue el Informe

Following the killing of George Floyd last month in the United States, protesters have taken to the streets in recent weeks in Latin America to demand police reforms. // File Photo: pxfuel.

Will Police Forces Undergo Reforms in Latin America?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ takes on the likelihood of police reform in the region following protests against racism and police brutality.

Lucía Dammert, Gladys Mitchell-Walthour, Yanilda María González

Latin America Advisor ˙

Nearby the George Floyd Memorial at Chicago Ave & E 38th St in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Thursday evening following his memorial service.

Shifter: “Trump genera miedo por crear un ambiente que lleve a la violencia”

El presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, Michael Shifter, cree que se configura sobe EEUU una tormenta perfecta, en la que se combinan la explosión social por la muerte de George Floyd, la pandemia y la polarización que provoca el presidente de Estados Unidos. Javier Conde de El Observador le preguntó sobre este y otros temas.

Michael Shifter, Javier Conde

Interviews ˙ ˙ El Observador

Photo of Michael Shifter

A Message from Our President

A message from Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, on reaffirming the Dialogue’s mission at a time of crisis in the United States.

Michael Shifter

Michael Camilleri comenta sobre las manifestaciones de Estados Unidos en el canal El Financiero Video

Trump hace que la violencia suba de tono en Estados Unidos

En esta entrevista para el programa La Nota Dura en El Financiero, Michael Camilleri y Javier Risco hablan sobre la situación actual de las manifestaciones en los Estados Unidos y las reacciones del presidente Trump y los gobiernos estatales. 

Michael Camilleri, Javier Risco

Interviews ˙ ˙ El Financiero Bloomberg

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro // File Photo: Brazilian Government

Will Brazil Allow Development on Indigenous Lands?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the development of indigenous land in Brazil.

Isabella Alcañiz, Leni Berliner, Jana Nelson, Luiza Lima

Latin America Advisor ˙

Nemonte Nenquimo, the president of the Waorani Pastaza Organization (Conconawep) and a plaintiff in the lawsuit. . // File Photo: Amazon Frontlines.

Can Ecuador Reap Oil Benefits While Protecting its Land?

A Latin America Energy Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the 2019 judicial win of the Waorani indigenous community against Ecuador.

Enrique Ortiz, Carlos Mazabanda, Mario Melo, Mario Flor

Energy Advisor ˙

Members of the Raquem Pillá community pose for a photo. // File Photo: Chilean Government

Where Is Chile’s Conflict With the Mapuche Headed?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the death of Juan de Dios Mendoza Lebu of the Raquem Pillá community of Chile`s Mapuches.

Maria Velez de Berliner, Robert Funk, Patricia Richards

Latin America Advisor ˙