Analysis

Will Bolsonaro’s Legal Troubles Energize His Base?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on the investigation into the former Brazilian president’s alleged attempt to overturn his country’s 2022 elections.

Joel Korn, Rubens Barbosa, Cecília Godoy, Gilberto M.A. Rodrigues

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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BRICS Summitry: What Takeaways for the United States?

The growing divide between the United States and its G7 partners and an increasingly China-led Global South is concerning, especially as the United States looks to compete more effectively with China in Latin America, Africa, the Pacific, and beyond.

Margaret Myers

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Just Security

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Member in the News: Roberto Teixeira da Costa

Roberto Teixeira da Costa, member of the Inter-American Dialogue Board of Directors, has released a new book titled “Crises financeiras: Brasil e mundo (1929-2023).” 

Roberto Teixeira da Costa

Member in the News ˙ ˙ O Globo

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Chavez: “Biden e Lula precisam achar áreas de interesse em comum”

Rebecca Bill Chavez, presidenta e CEO do Diálogo Interamericano, conversou com o Valor Econômico sobre as relações entre os EUA e o Brasil e o engajamento dos EUA em relação ao retrocesso democrático na região.

Interviews ˙ ˙ ‘Biden e Lula precisam achar áreas de interesse em comum’

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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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Pivotal States: A New Era for U.S.-Brazil Relations?

Director of the Carnegie Endowment’s American Statecraft Program, Chris Chivvis, spoke with Margaret Myers, director of the Asia & Latin America Program at the Inter-American Dialogue, and Matias Spektor, Dialogue member, on Washington’s strategic alternatives in its relations with Brazil.

Margaret Myers

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

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What Does Banning Bolsonaro Mean for Brazil’s Politics?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s ban from public office until 2030.

Peter Hakim, Beatrice Rangel, Mariano Machado, Lucas Fernandes

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Democracia en las Américas: Caminando por la cornisa

En el podcast En el fin del mundo, Tamara Taraciuk Broner, la directora del Programa sobre Estado de Derecho del Diálogo Interamericano, habló sobre alertas tempranas del declive democrático en América Latina, el rol del sector privado, la política del gobierno de Estados Unidos hacia la región, migración, transición democrática en Venezuela, el modelo de seguridad de Bukele, la influencia de China y más. 

Tamara Taraciuk Broner

Interviews ˙ ˙ En el fin del mundo