Analysis

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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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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

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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Member in the News: Andrés Allamand

Andres Allamand, the foreign minister of Chile, has been elected as the Secretary-General of the Ibero-American General Secretariat (SEGIB).

Andrés Allamand

Member in the News ˙ ˙ La Tercera

Gabriel Borić and Sebastián Sichel

Will Newcomers Shake Up Chile’s Political System?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on Chile’s presidential primaries of July 18.

Beatrice Rangel, Patricio Navia, Carla Alberti, Peter M. Siavelis

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Will the Pacific Alliance Strengthen Ties With Asia?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on the Pacific Alliance’s trade ties with Asian nations beyond China.

Margaret Myers, Luz María de la Mora, Hari Seshasayee, Benjamin Creutzfeldt, Angela Torres-Andresen

Latin America Advisor ˙

A ballot box from Chile's May 2021 election is pictured.

What Will Delegates Change in Chile’s New Constitution?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the election of members of Chile’s constituent assembly.

Lucía Dammert, Verónica Figueroa Huencho, María Cristina Escudero, Patricio D. Navia

Latin America Advisor ˙

Michael Shifter en Cuestión de Poder Video

Shifter: “Ha caído la calidad y la capacidad de las instituciones democráticas [en América Latina]”

En esta entrevista para el programa Cuestión de Poder de la cadena NTN24, Michael Shifter y Gustau Alegret hablan sobre la evolución y los desafíos de la democracia en América Latina a causa de los retrocesos económicos y sociales en la región. También se conversó acerca de las citas electorales en la región, de cara a un 2021 con elecciones en países como Perú, México, Ecuador, Argentina y Chile. ¿Cómo llegan los países al 2021 y como afectará la crisis a las elecciones que vienen?

Michael Shifter, Gustau Alegret

Interviews ˙ ˙ Cuestión de Poder

Chile’s national plebiscite, a response to the country’s 2019 protests, will ask voters whether the country’s constitution should be rewritten. // File Photo: Natalia Reyes Escobar via Creative Commons.

Will Chileans Vote to Rewrite Their Constitution?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A with experts’ viewpoints on the upcoming referendum in Chile on whether to rewrite the constitution.

Claudia Heiss, Daniela Jara Leiva, María Cristina Escudero

Latin America Advisor ˙