Is Almagro the right person for the job? What are the first tasks he should tackle?
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?
Tintori has been committed to spreading the word on the political situation in Venezuela for the past three years since her husband was imprisoned by President Maduro’s government. Throughout the event the speakers highlighted that there is an undeniable dictatorship in Venezuela that hinders power autonomy, prosecutes dissidents, and violates rule of law and human rights regularly. Tintori also stressed the urgent character of what is the worst humanitarian and economic crisis in the country’s history. She advocated for the immediate release of Leopoldo López, Antonio Ledezma, and all the 108 political prisoners.
An Interview in Spanish with Nora Lustig with English Subtitles about the work of CEQ
Regional integration, social inclusion, and the need for a more competitive business climate—discussed at the XVIII Annual CAF Conference
The US relationship with Latin America took center stage at the XVI CAF Annual Conference
Latin America has taken a leadership role in drug policy. It remains to be seen, however, if such impetus is sustained.
Insulza appears to be headed for reelection as Secretary General of the OAS. The Chilean diplomat is gathering support throughout the hemisphere. The US and Venezuela are among the holdouts.
“En Venezuela están fallando las políticas en materia social, económica y de seguridad. Y es fundamental que se dé un diálogo que permita identificar y poner en mesa las cosas comunes y diferencias para solventar la situación”
2009 has not been a good year for U.S.-Latin America relations. Despite their warm welcome at the April Summit, Latin America’s governments made life more difficult than anticipated for President Obama.
US Secretary of State John Kerry addressed US-Latin America relations for the first time in the United States since his appointment.
What are the strengths and weaknesses of the OAS? How important is the institution, and what would take its place?
In the 1990s, following the end of the Cold War, there emerged for a time what appeared to be a relatively wide agreement in the United States and much of Latin America regarding the direction hemispheric relations should take. The convergence focused on renewed efforts to achieve inter- American cooperation…
What would rejecting outside funding have done to the IACHR? Do the ALBA countries have a legitimate gripe with the commission?
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.