Michael Shifter entrevistado sobre los temas más urgentes en la región

Michael Shifter fue entrevistado por Gerardo Torres de El Salvador sobre los temas más destacados en la agenda regional. Entre otros asuntos, Shifter habló sobre el futuro de la paz en Colombia, la crisis política y económica en Venezuela, y el impacto de las elecciones de Estados Unidos en la región.

Michael Shifter, Gerardo Torres

Interviews ˙ ˙ El


Challenging Correa’s Citizens’ Revolution

Ecuadordan President Rafael Correa battles an increasingly dissatisfied citizenry as he implements fiscal reforms to counter dropping oil prices.

Michael Shifter, Murat Dagli

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ World Politics Review

Nationalization & Its Discontents: Low Oil Prices & Latin America

As global oil prices collapsed over the last two years, regional governments have started to lose their leverage in the energy industry. To attract international investors, they must offer increasingly favorable terms, which means ceding more of their own control.

Lisa Viscidi

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Foreign Affairs


4月16日厄瓜多尔发生7.8级地震。为筹集资金资助震后重建计划,总统拉斐尔·科雷亚(Rafael Correa)4月20日宣布提高税收,包括对百万富豪进行一次性征税。科雷亚的增税举措足以重建厄瓜多尔吗?政府还应做何措施来修复基础设施和帮助受灾群众?国际援助和多边组织在救灾和修复工作中会起到多大作用?

Latin America Advisor ˙

Ecuador Suspends Internet Of WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange

Ecuador has now confirmed that it cut off internet access at their London Embassy for Julian Assange, the leader of the group WikiLeaks, who has been staying at the embassy since 2012. NPR’s Kelly McEvers talks to Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, about what Ecuador’s calculus might be.

Michael Shifter, Kelly McEvers

Interviews ˙ ˙ NPR

Why Is Ecuador’s Government Reining in Assange?

Ecuador’s government said Oct. 18 it had partly restricted Internet access for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has lived in asylum in the Andean nation’s London embassy for more than four years. Why has Ecuador, whose leader, Rafael Correa, often locks ideological horns with the United States, taken steps to restrict Assange now?

Latin America Advisor ˙

Is Ecuador’s Ruling Party Likely to Hold the Presidency?

Ecuador’s ruling party, the Alianza Pais, selected former Vice President Lenín Moreno as its candidate for the upcoming presidential election in February. Four months ahead of the election, how likely is it that voters will choose another Alianza Pais president, and who are the likeliest opposition figures to face him?

Latin America Advisor ˙

Remittances Scorecard: 2016

In its fourth edition, the Remittances Scorecard ranks 30 companies working in 11 Latin American and Caribbean countries. It evaluates them across 12 indicators to assess their performance and competition in the money transfer industry.

Manuel Orozco, Laura Porras, Julia Yansura

Reports ˙ ˙ Results

What Does Ecuador Need in Order to Rebuild?

It is estimated that it will cost Ecuador $3 billion to repair the damages to infrastructure caused by the devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake on April 16.

Latin America Advisor ˙

The Political Crisis in Ecuador: A Conversation with José Miguel Insulza

At the Inter-American Dialogue, José Miguel Insulza described the events of September 30, in which Ecuadoran police brought the country to a standstill after they rioted and trapped President Rafael Correa in a Quito hospital for several hours.

Bridget O'Loughlin

Event Summaries ˙