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Will Chile’s Failed Constitution Vote Bring More Unrest?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Chilean voters’ rejection of the country’s proposed constitution.

Naomi Roht-Arriaza, Jorge Heine, Alexandra Huneeus, Peter DeShazo, Patricio Navia

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Is Chile Losing Ground to Other Lithium Producers?

A Latin America Energy Advisor Q&A on whether Chile’s lithium sector is losing ground to other producers.

Gal Luft, Carla Bass, James J. A. Blair, Daniel Jimenez, Manuel Agosin, William Tahil, Macarena Michienzi, Nicholas Wehner

Energy Advisor ˙

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Enablers of Low-Carbon Hydrogen in LAC

On June 28, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a webinar entitled “Low-Carbon Hydrogen in LAC – Prospects and Pathways”. This online event sought to explore public and private sector plans to develop the hydrogen industry in the region, specifically focusing on barriers to the production, use, and commercialization of low-carbon hydrogen as well as international and cross-sectoral cooperation strategies to accelerate the implementation of this technology.

Simón Ladino Cano, MK Vereen

Event Summaries ˙

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Member in the News: Alicia Bárcena

Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard announced this week that Alicia Bárcena will serve as the next Mexican Ambassador in Chile.

Alicia Bárcena

Member in the News ˙ ˙ El Periódico USA

An increasing number of Chileans have become opposed to proposals coming from the country’s Constitutional Convention (pictured). // File Photo: Chile Constitutional Convention.

Is Chile’s Rewrite of the Constitution Going Off Course?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the Chilean constitutional rewrite and public opinion in Chile.

Carolina Goic, Santiago Canton, Michael Diaz, Eric Pons, Patricio Navia, Pamela Figueroa

Latin America Advisor ˙

Argentina will boost shipments of oil and natural gas to Chile as part of a bilateral agreement made between the two neighboring countries on April 4. A natural gas pipeline in Argentina’s Neuquén basin is pictured. // File Photo: Argentine Government.

Will Chile Be Able to Import More Gas From Argentina?

A Latin America Energy Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Chile and Argentina’s agreement for collaboration in energy.

Fermín Koop, Ezequiel Fernández, Roland Huxley, Schreiner Parker, Gerardo Rabinovich, James F. Channing

Latin America Advisor ˙

Gabriel Boric, 36, is set to become the youngest president in Chile’s modern history when he is sworn in today. // File Photo: Facebook Page of Gabriel Boric.

What Should Chile Expect From Its New President?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on Chile’s new progressive president, Gabriel Boric.

Michael Shifter, Jorge Heine, Mariana Zepeda, Patricio Navia

Latin America Advisor ˙

Chile hopes to reduce CO2 emissions by producing 60 percent of its energy using renewable sources by 2032. This timeline is one of two KPIs in its sustainability-linked bond (SLB) issue. A coal-fired power plant is pictured. // File Photo: Chilean Government.

Will Sustainability Linked Bonds Work in Latin America?

A Latin America Energy Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on whether sustainability linked bonds can work in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Luisa Palacios, Cristian Vallejo, Mariana Zepeda, Kathleen C. Barclay, James Channing, Wilfredo Araya, Rodrigo Andrade

Energy Advisor ˙

The committee that is to draft a new Chilean Constitution is considering mine nationalizations. Formal sessions of the constitutional convention began Tuesday in the Chamber of Deputies of the former National Congress building. // File Photo: Chilean Government.

Will Chile Move to Nationalize Lithium and Copper Mines?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the potential nationalization of Chile’s lithium and copper mines.

Sergio Bitar, Thea Riofrancos, Kathleen C. Barclay, Mariano Machado, Nelson Altamirano

Latin America Advisor ˙

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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

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El camino incierto de América Latina

Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, conversó con Giselda Lópezlenci de El Comercio sobre las elecciones en Colombia y Brasil, así como las expectativas del nuevo gobierno electo de Gabriel Boric en Chile.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ El Comercio

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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