Analysis

Member in the News: Richard Haass

In January 2023, Dialogue member Richard Haass released a new book, The Bill of Obligations: The Ten Habits of Good Citizens.

Richard Haass

Member in the News ˙ ˙ Council On Foreign Relations

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A Conversation with Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso

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.

Devon Severson

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Peru’s Precarious Politics — The Crisis Deepens

To discuss the implications of this attempted autogolpe for Peru and the region, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted an online event titled “Peru’s Precarious Politics — The Crisis Deepens” on December 15, 2022.

Patrick Springer

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Member in the News: Marina Silva

On December 29, 2022, Marina Silva, member of the Inter-American Dialogue, was named Brazil’s new Minister of Environment under President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.

Marina Silva

Member in the News ˙ ˙ PBS Newshour

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Haiti Policy: Stumbling Toward 2023

Diagnosis of the crisis has been easy—but what key actors in Haiti and its international partners can agree on what to do about has remained muddled.

Georges Fauriol

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Global Americans

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Shifter: “The coup attempt takes precedence over everything else”

Michael Shifter, senior fellow at the Inter-American Dialogue and adjunct professor at Georgetown University, joined CNN for an interview to discuss the ongoing situation in Peru where the now former President Pedro Castillo tried to shut down Congress and was subsequently impeached. 

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ CNN

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Faces of the Latin American Green Wave: From Argentina to Mexico, Leaders Share Their Experiences

Amidst stark regression of reproductive rights in the Global North, the Inter-American Dialogue, in partnership with the Center for Reproductive Rights, Fòs Feminista, and the Embassy of Argentina in the United States, hosted a symposium titled “Faces of the Latin American Green Wave: From Argentina to Mexico, Leaders Share Their Experiences” on October 27, 2022.

Devon Severson

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Brazil Elections – What’s Next?

Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva narrowly defeated his populist, right-wing opponent Jair Bolsonaro by just over 2 million votes in the second round of elections and will begin his third term as president of Brazil in January 2023. To explore what the election means for Brazilian politics, society, and foreign relations, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted an event titled “Brazil Elections – What’s Next?” on November 7, 2022.

Patrick Springer

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In Memoriam: Jim Kolbe

The Dialogue mourns the loss of former US Representative and former Dialogue board member, Jim Kolbe. Kolbe passed away on December 3, 2022 at the age of 80.

Jim Kolbe

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Member in the News: Amna Nawaz

Amna Nawaz, chief correspondent for PBS Newshour, has been named as the new PBS Newshour co-anchor, along with Geoff Bennett. 

Amna Nawaz

Member in the News ˙ ˙ PBS Newshour