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Youth Employment and Sustaining Latin America’s Economic Recovery

On October 13, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue convened the virtual panel discussion on “Youth Employment and Sustaining Latin America’s Economic Recovery. In partnership with the United Way and Aspen Institute, the Inter-American Dialogue invited panelists to discuss how to create sustainable youth employment, highlighting the need to create better tools for job readiness and new frameworks to create opportunity for young people.

Kaitlyn Blansett, Patricia Diaz

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Latin America and Caribbean countries are seeing wide disparities in the percentage of people vaccinated against Covid-19. // File Photo: Pan American Health Organization.

Why Is Vaccine Rollout So Uneven in Latin America?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on uneven vaccine rollout in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Katherine E. Bliss, Erika Mouynes, Alex Alarcón Hein, Núria Homedes, Arachu Castro

Latin America Advisor ˙

The mayor of Tegucigalpa, Nasry “Tito” Asfura, is leading the polls ahead of Honduras’ Nov. 28 presidential election, though by just a few percentage points. // File Photo: National Party of Honduras.

Who Has the Edge Ahead of Honduras’ Presidential Vote?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the upcoming Honduran presidential elections.

Emily Mendrala, Luis Fernando Suazo, Juan Carlos Sikaffy, Hugo Llorens, Enrique Rodríguez Burchard

Latin America Advisor ˙

U.S. and Mexican delegations met earlier this month in Washington to relaunch the countries’ High-Level Economic Dialogue.

What Will the U.S.- Mexico Economic Talks Accomplish?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on the resumption of high-level economic talks between the United States and Mexico.

Nicolás Mariscal, Tara Hariharan, Michael C. Camuñez, Myriam Rubalcava, Gerónimo Gutiérrez Fernández, Earl Anthony Wayne

Latin America Advisor ˙

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro

Will Bolsonaro Try to Stay in Power if He Loses Next Year?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s moves ahead of the 2022 presidential vote.

Peter Hakim, Mariana Valente, Raúl Echeberría, Alberto Pfeifer, Lucas Fernandes, Gilberto M.A. Rodrigues

Latin America Advisor ˙

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega

Will International Pressure Against Ortega Intensify?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views about Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega’s crackdown against the opposition.

Michael Shifter, Bianca Jagger, Robert Callahan, Katya Rimkunas, Ryan C. Berg

Latin America Advisor ˙

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ESG Investment Trends in Latin America and the Caribbean

On August 26, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue’s Corporate Program hosted “ESG Investment Trends in Latin America and the Caribbean,” an online event. Three speakers led the discussion: Andrea Bonime-Blanc, CEO of GEC Risk Advisory; María José Cortés, the head of ESG at Atlas Renewable Energy; and Ben Ho, vice president of BlackRock Sustainable Investments. Devry Boughner Vorwerk, the CEO of DevryBV Sustainable Strategies and a former corporate vice president at Cargill and Grubhub, moderated the event.  

Leticia Chacón, Erik Brand

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Former Bolivian President Jeanine Áñez, pictured in jail

Can Bolivian Courts Render Impartial Justice?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts opinions on the impartiality of Bolivia’s justice system and necessary reforms.

Roberto Laserna, Kevin Young, V. Ximena Velasco Guachalla, Kathryn Ledebur, Calla Hummel

Latin America Advisor ˙

Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele

What’s Behind El Salvador’s Reform of the Constitution?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on El Salvador’s proposed constitutional reforms and what they mean for the country.

Beatrice Rangel, Ricardo Cevallos, Celia Medrano, Tim Muth, Ricardo Valencia

Latin America Advisor ˙

Shortages of water have worsened this year in locations including Mexico. // File Photo: Mexican Government.

What Is Being Done About Water Stress in Latin America?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on water stress in Latin America and what regional governments and the private sector are doing to mitigate the effects of droughts.

Devry Boughner Vorwerk, Rebecca Keller, Thomas Rideg, Patricia Urteaga Crovetto

Latin America Advisor ˙

Students in a technology training program in Argentina

What Initiatives Will Help Lower Youth Unemployment?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A with expert viewpoints on how to address youth unemployment, which has spiraled amid the pandemic.

Alicia Bárcena, Mariana Costa, Richard Delgado, Diogo Brunacci, Vinicius Pinheiro

Latin America Advisor ˙

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro

What Do Recent Primaries Say About Venezuela’s Politics?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on Venezuela’s upcoming regional elections in November.

Abraham Lowenthal, Vanessa Neumann, Peter DeShazo, Gabriel Hetland, Gregory Wilpert, Allan R. Brewer-Carías

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Has the Mérida Initiative Failed the U.S. and Mexico?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on the Mérida Initiative and U.S.-Mexico security cooperation.

Roberta Jacobson, Arturo Sarukhan, Laura Carlsen, Raúl Benítez Manaut, Rubén Olmos Rodríguez

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