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Member in the News: Helene Gayle

Dr. Helene Gayle, former president and CEO of CARE and current president and CEO of the Chicago Community Trust, has been selected as president of Spelman College.

Helene Gayle

Member in the News ˙ ˙ Spelman College

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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

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Shifter: “Chile va a salir bien de esta prueba de fuego”

Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, compartió su evaluación sobre Chile en una columna de opinión escrita para La Tercera. Según Shifter, la población desesperadamente busca nuevas opciones políticas, alguien que pueda solucionar el déficit fiscal, el aumento en la criminalidad y mayor equidad social. En su columna Shifter reconoció los obstáculos de Chile, pero se mostró esperanzado en que los superarán con éxito.  

Michael Shifter

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ La Tercera

Climate Change in the Northern Triangle: Recommendations for US Assistance

The countries of Central America’s Northern Triangle—El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras—are especially vulnerable to the severe and worsening impacts of climate change. This policy brief, the first in a series of three publications, describes the main challenges and provides broad recommendations for the US strategy on climate change adaptation in the region. It is based on inputs from the Task Force on Climate Change in the Northern Triangle, coordinated by the Inter-American Dialogue.

Reports ˙ ˙ Climate Change in the Northern Triangle: Recommendations for US Assistance

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The Changing Face of Migration in the Americas

On September 21st, 2021, The Inter-American Dialogue hosted a panel titled “The Changing Face of Migration in the Americas” to discuss the growing scale of migration in Latin America and the Caribbean and the changing composition of these flows over the past two years.

Amanda Wells,

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Orozco: “The Biden Administration proposal [must] approach the structural causes that have spurred migration not only in Central America”

Manuel Orozco, non-resident Senior Fellow at the Inter-American Dialogue, joined CNN for an interview to discuss the ongoing migration phenomenon occurring in Mexico’s southern border. The interview touched upon some of the causes of migration, the countries where large numbers of migrants are coming from, and why this issue needs to be urgently dealt with.

Manuel Orozco

Interviews ˙ ˙ CNN

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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

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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

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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