Analysis

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Mobilizing Youth for Democracy and Human Rights

In commemoration of Human Rights Day, the Inter-American Dialogue, together with the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Embassy of Liechtenstein to the United States, spoke with Latin American youth leaders from Ecuador, Colombia, El Salvador, and Cuba, about civic and political participation amid democratic setbacks.

Daniel Caballero, Patrick Springer

Event Summaries ˙

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Can Ecuador’s Next President Make the Country Safer?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on security challenges facing Ecuador’s incoming president.

Daniela Chacón Arias, Adam Isacson, John Polga-Hecimovich, Diego Andrés Almeida, Santiago Mosquera, Luis Barrios

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Panelists Discuss the Oil Peak, the IRA and CHIPS, and Decarbonization Strategies

The Seventh Annual Latin America Energy Conference convened experts to explore how tools like energy diplomacy, strategic investments, regulation, technology, and information could square these countries’ urgent need to decarbonize with their continued extraction of fossil fuel resources.

Michael Kerns

Event Summaries ˙

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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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Taraciuk Broner: ¿El miedo influye en la democracia?

Tamara Taraciuk Broner, directora del Programa Peter D. Bell sobre Estado de Derecho del Diálogo Interamericano, conversó con la Radio Pichincha en Ecuador sobre el contexto en el cual se dieron las elecciones el 20 de agosto, incluyendo los incidentes de violencia política y el agravamiento de la situación de inseguridad en el país. 

Tamara Taraciuk Broner

Interviews ˙ ˙ Radio Pichincha

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Taraciuk Broner: “Tenemos la posibilidad de identificar alertas tempranas para frenar un mayor declive democrático en la región”

Tamara Taraciuk Broner, directora del Programa Peter D. Bell sobre Estado de Derecho del Diálogo Interamericano, conversó con Luz Mely Reyes, directora de Efecto Cocuyo, en el programa ConLaLuz sobre la situación de la democracia en América Latina. Se destacó la identificación de alertas tempranas para frenar declives democráticos, las políticas de seguridad de “mano dura” en el Salvador, el rol del poder judicial en contextos electorales, el surgimiento de candidatos presidenciales que desafían el status quo como en Argentina y Guatemala, así como los incentivos para una convivencia posterior y rendición de cuentas en Venezuela, entre otros.  

Tamara Taraciuk Broner

Interviews ˙ ˙ ConLaLuz

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Taraciuk Broner: “Cuando la gente tiene miedo, está dispuesta a sacrificar garantías”

En entrevista con Infobae en Buenos Aires, Tamara Taraciuk Broner, directora del Programa Peter D. Bell sobre Estado de Derecho, conversó sobre el papel de la sociedad civil, la evolución de los derechos humanos en la región, la inseguridad en países como Ecuador y El Salvador y la agenda de trabajo del Programa sobre Estado de Derecho del Diálogo Interamericano, entre otros temas.

Tamara Taraciuk Broner

Interviews ˙ ˙ Infobae

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Who Will Ecuador Choose as its Next President?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on Ecuador’s presidential and legislative elections slated for August 20.

Will Freeman, Marc Becker, Diego Andrés Almeida, Hernán Reyes Aguinaga, Gabriel Santelices Fierro, Alberto Acosta

Latin America Advisor ˙

What Would the U.S. IDEA Act Mean for Ecuador?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on the IDEA Act, a bill the U.S. Congress is considering, and which would make Ecuador an eligible beneficiary of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act.

Ivonne A-Baki, Felipe Espinosa, G. Philip Hughes, Santiago Mosquera

Latin America Advisor ˙