Analysis

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 ˙

Michael Shifter Video

Shifter: “The Summit will reflect that the political and diplomatic influence of the US has diminished substantially in the region”

On June 6 Michael Shifter, senior fellow of the Inter-American Dialogue, was interviewed by the Hopkins Podcast of Foreign Affairs about the IX Summit of the Americas held in Los Angeles. On top of the successes and shortcomings of the Summit, the conversation also covered the most recent developments of US foreign policy towards Latin America.

Michael Shifter

Podcasts ˙ ˙ Hopkins Podcast on Foreign Affairs

Le Maron Inconnu Statue in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

How to Break the Stalemate in Haiti

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.

Georges Fauriol, Peter Hakim, Keith Mines, Enrique ter Horst

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ USIP

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

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Foreign Affairs

The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden reportedly has been weighing changes to its sanctions policy on Venezuela. // File Photo: U.S. Government.

What Should the U.S. Do About Sanctions on Venezuela?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on what the United States should do about sanctions on Venezuela.

Marco Rubio, Betilde Muñoz-Pogossian, Vanessa Neumann, Patrick Duddy, John Price

Latin America Advisor ˙

Photo of Manuel Orozco from CONFIDENCIAL Video

Orozco: “Nicaragua se ha convertido en un Estado forajido en impunidad”

En una entrevista por Confidencial, Manuel Orozco, director del Programa de Migración, Remesas y Desarrollo del Diálogo Interamericano, habla de las claves del fallido acercamiento de los Ortega a Estados Unidos y la estrategia de presión internacional sobre la cúpula del régimen.

Manuel Orozco

Interviews ˙ ˙ Confidencial