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Bernardo Arévalo’s First Month in Office and the Path Ahead for Guatemala

The Arévalo administration in Guatemala confronted a myriad of challenges even before the inauguration, including what Arévalo himself called an attempted “coup” waged by powerful economic and political actors, known as the “pact of the corrupt.” As Guatemala embarks on a new chapter, the Arévalo administration encounters increasingly high expectations for transformative change.

Bernarda Jarrín

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Chavez: “El momento no es casualidad”

En una entrevista con CNN, Rebecca Bill Chavez, Presidenta y CEO del Diálogo Interamericano, analizó las implicaciones geopolíticas del conflicto territorial entre Venezuela y Guyana, y la posibilidad de que esta disputa escale.

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Interviews ˙ ˙ CNN

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Member in the News: Julián Castro

Julián Castro, Inter-American Dialogue member and Former US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, has been named as chief executive of the San Francisco-based Latino Community Foundation.

Julián Castro

Member in the News ˙ ˙ Los Angeles Times

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Member in the News: Christiana Figueres

Christiana Figueres, Inter-American Dialogue member and Former Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), is part of the BBC’s 100 Women 2023.

Christiana Figueres

Member in the News ˙ ˙ BBC

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Remilitarization in Central America

On Thursday October 12, 2023, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a private event with IBI Consultants to celebrate the publication of the report “Remilitarization in Central America: A Comparable and Regional Analysis.”

Marianne Richardson

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North Capital Forum 2023: The Trilateral Relationship

Rebecca Bill Chavez, President & CEO of the Inter-American Dialogue, participated in the North Capital Forum in Mexico City from October 4th to 6th. Chavez moderated the panel discussion “What’s Going On: Ambassadors Reflect on the Status of the Trilateral Relationship”

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Presentations ˙ ˙ The North Capital Forum

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A Conversation with Guyana’s President Irfaan Ali

On September 13, 2023, President Irfaan Ali joined Inter-American Dialogue President & CEO Rebecca Bill Chavez for a conversation on sustainable management of oil & gas revenue and the future of US-Guyana ties.

Bernarda Jarrín

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Courts, a Last Line of Defense for Latin American Democracies

In Latin America today, traditional coups are no longer the biggest threat to liberal democracy. More perilous are democratically elected leaders who, once in power, deliberately and gradually undermine basic guarantees, such as judicial autonomy, electoral integrity, independent press work and free expression. 

Rebecca Bill Chavez, Tamara Taraciuk Broner

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Americas Quarterly

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Why Washington Still Needs Colombia

As US Influence in Latin America Declines, Biden Should Shore Up a Waning Partnership.

Michael Shifter, Andrea Colombo,

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Foreign Affairs

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In Memoriam: Bill Richardson

The Dialogue mourns the loss of former New Mexico Governor and former Dialogue board member, Bill Richardson.

Bill Richardson

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