During last month’s Rio Group summit in Mexico, Latin American leaders agreed to form a new regional bloc that would exclude the United States and Canada. Is this new group needed?
As Hillary Clinton travels through Latin America this week, the U.S. secretary of state will find it profoundly transformed from the relatively serene region she encountered as first lady in the 1990s.
In this report, the Inter-American Dialogue’s Task Force on the Organization of American States reviewed the work of the OAS and set forth recommendations for how the organization can and should be used to engage the varied challenges confronting the hemisphere.
On February 21, 2020, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted “OAS Secretary General Candidate Series: Hugo de Zela,” a public event with current Peruvian Ambassador to the United States Hugo de Zela, candidate for OAS Secretary General.
Why It Quit the Organization of American States
Defeat at the OAS meeting was the first concrete setback for US interests as a result of the Trump Administration’s apparent ambivalence about defending democratic values.
The Trump administration’s desire for meaningful action towards Venezuela is understandable, but it risks learning the wrong lessons from recent failures.
As violence continues in Nicaragua, what is the international community doing? Can other countries do more, and should they?
Bolsonaro’s authoritarian rhetoric was hotly debated during the presidential campaign. His supporters embraced his brash promises to bring law and order to a country beset by crime, corruption and economic struggles. His opponents feared a resurgence of military rule or the emergence of a Duterte-style police state.
Venezuela’s longest-ever blackout, which began on March 7 and lasted until at least March 12 in most of the country, aggravated an already dire humanitarian situation. Lisa Viscidi presented to a special meeting of the OAS Permanent Council about how grave government mismanagement of the power sector debilitated Venezuela’s grid, making electricity rationing a routine and power failures commonplace.
Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, habló con Gustau Alegret de NTN24 en el programa Cuestión de Poder para tratar las resoluciones actuales de la OEA, Cuba y la situación en Venezuela, los incendios en la Amazonia y el futuro de Argentina.
On Feb. 6, 2020, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted “OAS Secretary General Candidate Series: María Fernanda Espinosa”, a public event with María Fernanda Espinosa, candidate for OAS Secretary General.