Analysis

Even though Argentina and the International Monetary Fund have been discussing a debt restructuring for a year and a half, there is still no agreement, Finance Minister Martín Guzmán said recently. // File Photo: Argentine Government.

Will Argentina Be Able to Reach a Deal With the IMF?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Argentina’s debt restructuring efforts with the IMF.

Claudio Loser, Kezia McKeague, Alberto Ramos, Alberto Bernal

Latin America Advisor ˙

foto del evento con panelistas Video

Foro: La modalidad híbrida ¿Es coyuntural o permanente?

El jueves 28 de octubre de 2021, el Diálogo Interamericano junto con la Fundación Universitaria del Área Andina convocaron un encuentro semi-presencial/semi-virtual para discutir el futuro de los modelos de educación superior híbridos.

Fundación Universitaria del Área Andina, Diálogo Interamericano

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ Descargue el resumen completo

Governments in the United States, Europe and elsewhere are seeking to use tariffs on goods such as steel to help lower carbon emissions. // File Photo: Pixabay.

What Would Carbon Tariffs Mean for Steel Producers?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the effects of carbon tariffs on steel imports in Latin America.

Devry Boughner Vorwerk, Nasim Fussell, Cecilia Aguillón

Latin America Advisor ˙

Two members of the Mercosur trade bloc, Brazil and Argentina, recently announced a deal to

Is the Mercosur Trade Accord on Its Last Legs?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Mercosur’s influence and survival in Latin America.

Allison Fedirka, Arturo Porzecanski, Thomas Andrew O’Keefe, Tatiana L. Palermo, Renata Vargas Amaral

Latin America Advisor ˙

Cover report

Professional Competency Frameworks for Early Childhood Teachers: An Exploratory Study of Five Latin American Countries

This study, prepared by Marcela Pardo and Felipe Godoy with the support of the Inter-American Dialogue and the LEGO Foundation, provides the results of an exploratory study of Latin American countries that have made significant advances in the development of competency frameworks for early childhood teachers.

Marcela Pardo, Felipe Godoy

Reports ˙ ˙ Download 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

Lisa speaking at CAF event Video

Los efectos de la descarbonización en Latinoamérica

El 14 de septiembre, el Banco de Desarrollo de América Latina (CAF) realizó un seminario web sobre la transición energética en Latinoamérica. En ello, Lisa Viscidi, la directora del programa de Energía, Cambio Climático e Industrias Extractivas, habla del estado de la descarbonización en Latinoamérica, y explica cómo la transición energética influirá en otras industrias de estos países. 

Lisa Viscidi

Presentations ˙ ˙ Banco de Desarrollo de América Latina (CAF)

Shortages of water have worsened this year in locations including Mexico. // File Photo: Mexican Government.

What Is Being Done About Water Stress in Latin America?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on water stress in Latin America and what regional governments and the private sector are doing to mitigate the effects of droughts.

Devry Boughner Vorwerk, Rebecca Keller, Thomas Rideg, Patricia Urteaga Crovetto

Latin America Advisor ˙

Alberto Fernandez speaking

Mercosur’s Divisions Are Pushing It to a Breaking Point

Relations between the four members of South America’s Mercosur trade bloc—Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay—are at their worst since the group’s establishment three decades ago. If the bloc is not up to the task of adapting to the 21st century, it may be time to set its members free to pursue their own trade and development goals.

Bruno Binetti

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ World Politics Review

Sergio Massa with Michael Shifter

Private Meeting with Sergio Massa

On June 16 the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a private meeting with Sergio Massa, President of the House of Representatives of Argentina, on the political and economic challenges during the Fernández administration, and the state and future of US-Argentina relations.

Dylan Gervasio

Event Summaries ˙

Photo of Michael Shifter and María Eugenia Vidal

Private meeting with María Eugenia Vidal

On June 10, the Inter-American Dialogue welcomed María Eugenia Vidal, former governor of Buenos Aires and Dialogue member, to discuss the current political and economic conditions of Argentina as the nation approaches elections in the fall.

Noelle Whitman

Event Summaries ˙