Analysis

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Was This Year’s ‘Three Amigos’ Summit a Success?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on the recent North American Leaders’ Summit with U.S. President Joe Biden, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Tara Hariharan, Nicolás Mariscal, Arturo Sarukhan, Andrés Rozental, Jean Daudelin, José Antonio Muñoz, Duane Bratt

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Haiti Policy: Stumbling Toward 2023

Diagnosis of the crisis has been easy—but what key actors in Haiti and its international partners can agree on what to do about has remained muddled.

Georges Fauriol

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Global Americans

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North America 2.0 | Forging a Continental Future

Published by the Wilson Center, North America 2.0 | Forging a Continental Future offers an agenda for how the region’s leaders can forge inclusive and effective strategies that ensure North America’s next decades build upon past successes—while addressing serious shortcomings.

Daniela Stevens

Books ˙ ˙ The Wilson Center

Mexican President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador, U.S. President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met last week in Washington. // Photo: Mexican Government.

Did North America’s Three Amigos Make Significant Progress?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the Three Amigos Summit between the United States, Mexico and Canada.

Arturo Sarukhan, Michael C. Camuñez, Roberta Lajous, Carlo Dade, Amanda Mattingly

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Is a Proposed Rail Merger Good for North America?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on the possibility of the first railway to connect Mexico, Canada and the United State and its significance.

Antonio Ortiz-Mena, Francisco Sánchez, Ellen Voie, Mike Steenhoek

Latin America Advisor ˙

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with his former Mexican and U.S. counterparts, Enrique Peña Nieto and Barack Obama.

Will Another ‘Three Amigos’ Summit Happen Anytime Soon?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the future of North American relations under a Biden administration.

Rebecca Bill Chavez, Laura Carlsen, Antonio Ortiz-Mena, Christopher Sands, Antonio Ortiz-Mena, Carlos Vejar

Latin America Advisor ˙

Michael Shifter interviewed by CGTN Video

US-Mexico trade relations in focus

CGTN’s Roee Ruttenberg spoke with Michael Shifter, president of Inter-American Dialogue, about US-Mexico trade relations after Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador visited the United States for a meeting with President Donald Trump.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ CGTN

Joe Clark, prime minister

Member in the News: Joe Clark

Former Prime Minister Joe Clark has been appointed by PM Justin Trudeau as UN special envoy for Canada’s bid for a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council.

Joe Clark

Member in the News ˙

President Trump Visits with the Interim President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the White House

Venezuela’s Crisis: Guaidó and the bet on realism

A year ago, the emergence of Guaidó brought some hope to Venezuela. He, and many others, then believed that international and national pressure would make the military turn from Maduro to Guaido, resulting in the regime’s fall. They were mistaken. They were guilty of a lack of realism. Today is a time for realism. It is also a time to be creative, open to new possibilities that have a chance, however remote, of ending the nightmare in our hemisphere.

Michael Shifter

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Clarín

Canadian, Mexican and U.S. officials signed amendments to the USMCA trade accord last week in Mexico City. // Photo: Mexican Government.

What Are the Most Important Changes to the USMCA?

How will the changes affect the three North American countries, and which sectors are set to gain or lose the most from them?

Andrés Rozental, Michelle DiGruttolo, Nicolás Mariscal, Andrew Rudman, Tamara Kay, Miyako Yerick, Carlo Dade, Kim Nolan García

Latin America Advisor ˙

Is the USMCA Deal Doomed If Congress Fails to Ratify It?

How likely is the U.S. Congress to approve USMCA this year, and what sorts of complications would pushing its ratification into 2020 bring? How are political dynamics affecting the deal’s passage? If the trade pact is delayed further, to what extent will North America’s manufacturers suffer?

Jim Kolbe, Arturo Sarukhan, Michelle DiGruttolo, Tamara Kay, Miyako Yerick

Latin America Advisor ˙

En busca de una estrategia de inserción internacional para América Latina

Lo mejor que pueden hacer los actores políticos y sociales latinoamericanos es concebir una estrategia de inserción internacional en la que sus países sean actores y no simples receptores pasivos de oportunidades y amenazas generadas desde el exterior.

Michael Shifter, Bruno Binetti

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Revista Pensamiento Iberoamericano