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Migrant Remittances to Central America and Options for Development

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.

Manuel Orozco

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Mexico’s level of remittances grew in May to $5.17 billion, a new monthly record. // File Photo: Mexican Government.

Why Do Remittances to Mexico Continue Breaking Records?

A Financial Services Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on the drivers of high levels of remittances in Mexico.

Manuel Orozco, Julia Yansura, Nicolás Mariscal, Tara Hariharan, Hugo Cuevas-Mohr

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Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and U.S. President Joe Biden, pictured last November, are to meet today at the White House. // File Photo: White House.

What Do AMLO & Biden Have to Gain in Today’s Meeting?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on the outlook for President Biden’s meeting with Mexican President López Obrador.

Andrés Rozental, Andrew Rudman, Amy Glover , Pamela Starr, Carlos Véjar

Latin America 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

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Paris Peace Forum announcement of Gurría's upcoming presidency

Member in the News: José Ángel Gurría

José Ángel Gurría, former secretary-general of the OECD, was chosen to be the next president of the Paris Peace Forum starting in March 2023.

José Ángel Gurría

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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

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Member in the News: Roberta Jacobson

Former United States Ambassador to Mexico, Roberta Jacobson, was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for Liberty Latin America.

Roberta Jacobson

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Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador last month proposed a package of election reforms. One of the changes would eliminate the body that oversees elections and replace it with a new agency. // File Photo: Mexican Government.

What Would AMLO’s Election Reforms Mean for Mexico?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Mexican President López Obrador’s proposed electoral reform.

Nicolás Mariscal, Alma Caballero, Gerónimo Gutiérrez Fernández, Pamela K. Starr, Lila Abed, Rubén Olmos Rodríguez, Georgina De la Fuente

Latin America Advisor ˙

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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. 

Rebecca Bill Chavez

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Family Remittances in 2021: Is Double-Digit Growth the New Normal?

This report provides a review of the trends that led to growth in family remittances in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2021. It points to a combination of factors that include increased migration, migrants prolonging their stay in the United States, use of digital transfers among others. It also introduces projections based on future migration and remittance sender changes in 2022. 

Manuel Orozco, Matthew Martin

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