Throughout Latin America, a digital divide has emerged.
”In the near term, there are several, very significant, challenges that have to be tackled,” said Rebecca Bill Chavez, recently-appointed president and CEO of Washington DC-based think tank, the Inter-American Dialogue.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the monkeypox outbreak in Latin America and the Caribbean.
How big of a problem is hepatitis C in Latin America? What kinds of efforts should countries and the private sector make to fight it?
Top selections from the Latin America Advisor’s editorial staff of issues covering especially important developments during 2019, a remarkable year for Latin America and the Caribbean.
This analysis offers a glimpse of the potential impact of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on US immigrants and family remittances. Past events involving worldwide crises can offer insight as to how this pandemic will likely affect remittance transfers. Considering migrants’ financial and health vulnerabilities as well as the forecast recession, a conservative estimate shows that remittances will register a -3 percent decline in 2020 relative to 2019, from $77 billion to $75 billion.
Alicia Bárcena, executive secretary of the ECLAC, has co-authored and published a new book titled La emergencia del cambio climático en América Latina y el Caribe ¿Seguimos esperando la catástrofe o pasamos a la acción? or “The Climate Change Emergency in Latin America and the Caribbean: Are We Still Waiting for the Catastrophe or Do We Take Action?”
In recent months, the Inter-American Dialogue has been honored to work with its network of partners to support pandemic response efforts in the Guatemalan communities where we work. Following a generous donation of Covid-19 testing supplies and PPE equipment from the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and Cities Alliance, the Dialogue was proud to facilitate coordination between regional entities, municipal authorities, hospitals, and donors to prioritize needs and distribute supplies.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the state of the pandemic in Mexico and its political consequences.
On March 24, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a public event to discuss perceptions of health investments in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and links between health outcomes, economic performance, and the well-being of citizens.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on government health spending in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Dr. Helene Gayle, president of Spelman College, has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Gates Foundation.