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Heads of state from across the Americas are to gather next month in Los Angeles for the Summit of the Americas. A meeting of the most recent summit, in Lima in 2018, is pictured. // File Photo: Peruvian Government

How Much Can the Summit of the Americas Achieve?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the upcoming Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles.

Maureen Meyer, Roberta Lajous, Peter DeShazo, Katya Rimkunas

Latin America Advisor ˙

President Pedro Castillo on Thursday ordered the armed forces to supervise Peru’s highways for the next month in the face of trucking blockades over inflation that have halted travel and commerce. // File Photo: Peruvian Government.

What Can Be Done to Make Peru More Politically Stable?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on continued political instability in the Peruvian government.

Cynthia McClintock, Pedro Francke, Mercedes Aráoz, Claudia Navas

Latin America Advisor ˙

Peruvian President Pedro Castillo won congressional approval of his cabinet last week, but he is also facing a new impeachment attempt. // File Photo: Peruvian Government.

Will Impeachment Keep Looming Over Peru’s President?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the instability of Peruvian President Pedro Castillo’s government.

Francisco Durand, Mercedes Aráoz, Julio Carrión, Jose E. Gonzales

Latin America Advisor ˙

Peruvian President Pedro Castillo (L), who has been in office just over six months, on Tuesday swore in his fourth prime minister, Aníbal Torres (R). Castillo also named new cabinet ministers. // Photo: Peruvian Government.

What Is Behind the Upheaval in Peru’s Government?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Peruvian President Pedro Castillo’s changing cabinet.

Cynthia McClintock, Augusto Álvarez-Rodrich, Mercedes Aráoz, Katya Rimkunas

Latin America Advisor ˙

Photograph of Shifter and Jensen Video

Ahead of 2022 Elections, Recovery Options in Latin America

In his interview with the Georgetown Americas Institute, Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, talks with Muni Jensen, series host, about Latin America’s electoral agenda, the climate agenda, economic recovery, and his leadership at the Dialogue.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ Georgetown Americas Institute

Local opposition to mining projects forced the suspension of several projects last year in Peru. A protest near the Antapaccay copper mine in Espinar province is pictured. // File Photo: Peruvian Government.

Will Protests Keep Roiling Peru’s Mining Industry?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on protests affecting Peru’s copper mining industry.

Luis Miguel Castilla, Pedro Francke, Mercedes Aráoz, Augusto Cauti

Latin America Advisor ˙

Shifter and Alegret Video

Desafíos para América Latina en el 2022

América Latina termino el año 2021 convulsa, em medio de la pandemia y con un ciclo electoral que reconfigura el mapa geopolítico de la región. Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, conversa con Gustau Alegret en su program Cuestión de Poder de NTN24 sobre los desafíos económicos, la pandemia del Covid-19 y las elecciones en Colombia y Brasil. 

Michael Shifter, Gustau Alegret

Interviews ˙ ˙ NTN24

Lula speaking

Uncertainty in Latin America: A Political Outlook

Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, sits down with Latinvex to answer important questions as three major economies in Latin America – Brazil, Chile, and Colombia – approach presidential elections and other countries face crises and protests. 

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ Latinvex

Photo of girl in virtual classes

The State of Educational Connectivity in Latin America: Strategic Challenges and Opportunities

Committee for the Expansion of Connectivity of the Working Group on Technology and Innovation, convened by the Inter-American Dialogue, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the World Bank, presents their first report on the strategic challenges for the educational connectivity agenda in the region.

Working Group on Technology and Innovation in Education

Reports ˙ ˙ Download the Report (in Spanish)

Panelists at the Latin American Energy Conference Video

Experts and officials discuss LAC energy policy

While 2021 has been a year of transition for the energy sector in Latin America, it has also been a year of instability in the region’s political conditions and social environment. Under this context, industry experts, government officials and corporate representatives convened virtually to discuss the challenges, opportunities and changes in Latin America’s energy markets at the Fifth Annual Latin America Energy Conference.

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ Fifth Annual Latin America Energy Conference

Shifter Video

Conclusiones de la Asamblea General de Naciones Unidas

En una entrevista con France 24  Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, ofreció sus impresiones sobre la Asamblea General de la Organización de Naciones Unidas (ONU). Durante la entrevista también se habló sobre la influencia de China en América Latina, el nuevo tratado de seguridad AUKUS (Australia-United Kingdom-United States) y el retiro de tropas estadounidenses en Afganistán. 

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ France24

Shifter Video

Un Nuevo Capítulo para Peru: ¿Quién es Pedro Castillo?

Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, participó en una entrevista con Jaime Chincha para RPP Noticias en la que habló sobre su encuentro con el presidente Pedro Castillo en Washington DC. Shifter concluyó que lo que busca la nueva presidencia de Castillo es fortalecer el futuro del país. 

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ RPP Noticias

Shifter Video

Shifter: “El nivel de polarización en el Perú es muy peligroso, es muy extremo”

En una entrevista con Enrique Patriau para La República Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, ofrece sus impresiones sobre el gobierno de Pedro Castillo. Durante la entrevista se habló también sobre el primer viaje oficial de Castillo a los Estados Unidos y sus implicaciones para las relaciones entre ambos países. 

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ La República