Sharing a selection of issues that the Latin America Advisor’s team felt covered especially important developments this year in Western Hemisphere affairs.
Central America and the Caribbean are receiving more attention from Japan, whether at the policy level or among Japan’s private sector.
Representatives from the Japan Association of Latin America and the Caribbean consider prospects for enhanced Japanese engagement with Central America and the Caribbean.
Industry experts, government officials, and corporate representatives convened virtually to discuss the challenges, opportunities, and changes in Latin America’s energy sector at the Sixth Annual Latin America Energy Conference.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on ESG goals in Central America.
The Inter-American Dialogue mourns the loss of Roberto “Bobby” Murray Meza, who passed away on July 27, 2022 at the age of 76. Murray was CEO of Grupo Agrisal, president of the Fundación Rafael Meza Ayau, one of 500 Latin American leaders identified by Bloomberg Línea in 2021, and a member of the Inter-American Dialogue since 1994.
The report recommends leveraging remittances through financial access, education, and investment in order to strengthen economic developments and reduce the need for Central Americans to migrate in the first place.
On July 12, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a private conversation with Foreign Minister of Costa Rica Arnoldo André Tinoco.
On June 14, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a webinar presenting the main findings of its Task Force on Climate Change in the Northern Triangle.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on private sector investment Central American economies.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the possibility of an IMF lending program for El Salvador.
Climate Adaptation in the Northern Triangle: How the United States Can Foster Locally Led and Sustainable Change
This report, informed by the Dialogue’s Task Force on Climate Change in the Northern Triangle, complements the recommendations of the previous report in the series, on themes such as agriculture, water, energy, and finance, with strategic recommendations for US assistance to foster effective and sustainable adaptation, especially through empowering local leadership.
Dialogue Task Force Members Discuss Climate Adaptation Needs in the Northern Triangle with US Officials
On May 4 and 5, a delegation of task force members traveled to DC to share their insights and recommendations with officials from various US government entities.
Chavez: “It troubles me that the Venezuelan refugee crisis is not getting the attention it deserves”
The newly appointed President and CEO of the Inter-American Dialogue, Rebecca Bill Chavez, spoke with the Washington Diplomat about her new role and the most urgent priorities in Latin America and the Caribbean. Prominent among her concerns was the retrogression of democracy across the region, with a pointed focus on Venezuela.
Varios países en Centroamérica están demostrando preocupantes señales de desestabilización política y la comunidad internacional tiene varias herramientas legales que puede usar para reforzar el proceso democrático.