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La venganza de los autócratas es secuestrar la democracia

Los países miembros de la recién creada Alianza para el Desarrollo en Democracia tienen un compromiso político, moral y económico de rescatar la democracia del secuestro de los autócratas.

Manuel Orozco

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ La Nación

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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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Member in the News: Christiana Figueres

Christiana Figueres was awarded the honorary title of “Dame of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire” by Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom. 

Christiana Figueres

Member in the News ˙ ˙ La Republica

Rodrigo Chaves, an economist and former finance minister, was elected Costa Rica’s president on Sunday. // File Photo: Costa Rican Government.

What Challenges Await Costa Rica’s Next President?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Costa Rica’s new president-elect, Rodrigo Chaves.

Carlos Denton, Francisco Chacón-González, Eugenia Aguirre, Bruce Wilson, Tatiana Benavides-Santos, Pablo Duncan-Linch

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Electric Mobility in Central America

Electric vehicles (EV) play an essential role in mitigating transport sector emissions, reducing air pollution, slashing reliance on oil imports, and improving urban mobility. The six nations of Central America covered in this publication—Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama—are all at differing stages of developing EV markets.

Lisa Viscidi

Reports ˙ ˙ Inter-American Development Bank

Former Costa Rican President José María Figueres, pictured voting on Sunday, was the top vote-getter in the first round of the country’s presidential election on Sunday. He faces former Finance Minister Rodrigo Chaves in the runoff. // Photo: Figueres Campaign.

Who Has the Edge Ahead of Costa Rica’s Runoff Vote?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the first round of the Costa Rican presidential elections.

Francisco Chacón-González, Bruce M. Wilson, James Bosworth, Pablo Duncan-Linch, Carlos Denton

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Professional Competency Frameworks for Early Childhood Teachers: An Exploratory Study of Five Latin American Countries

This study, prepared by Marcela Pardo and Felipe Godoy with the support of the Inter-American Dialogue and the LEGO Foundation, provides the results of an exploratory study of Latin American countries that have made significant advances in the development of competency frameworks for early childhood teachers.

Marcela Pardo, Felipe Godoy

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Experts and officials discuss LAC energy policy

While 2021 has been a year of transition for the energy sector in Latin America, it has also been a year of instability in the region’s political conditions and social environment. Under this context, industry experts, government officials and corporate representatives convened virtually to discuss the challenges, opportunities and changes in Latin America’s energy markets at the Fifth Annual Latin America Energy Conference.

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ Fifth Annual Latin America Energy Conference

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The Changing Face of Migration in the Americas

On September 21st, 2021, The Inter-American Dialogue hosted a panel titled “The Changing Face of Migration in the Americas” to discuss the growing scale of migration in Latin America and the Caribbean and the changing composition of these flows over the past two years.

Amanda Wells,

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