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Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2018

On April 4, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted its yearly event on remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean, “Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2018.” The event brought together a panel of experts for a discussion of 2018 remittance flows, the outlook for 2019,  and issues influencing the marketplace.

Natali Solano

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Ecuador Migration Trends

Intra-regional migration in the Americas has increased since the 1990s and doubled between 2000 and 2017.[1] Ecuador’s transformation in the last ten years from a traditionally migrant sending to a migrant host and transit nation further illustrates this growing pattern of intra-regional migration.

Nicole Ledesma

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Trump amenaza y AMLO se defiende: ¿Dónde está el problema?

El presidente Donald Trump amenaza con cerrar la frontera con México si el presidente de ese país, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, no detiene de inmediato la inmigración ilegal. Manuel Orozco habló con CNN Español sobre la decisión de Trump.

Manuel Orozco

Interviews ˙ ˙ CNN

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Alternativas para evitar el éxodo centroamericano

En el contexto de la caravana de migrantes hondureños parados en Tijuana, el nuevo gobierno de México, encabezado por Andrés Manuel López Obrador, ha propuesto una estrategia regional con Estados Unidos y los países centroamericanos para generar empleos y fortalecer procesos productivos

Manuel Orozco

Interviews ˙ ˙ CNN

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Haití, entre la corrupción, la pobreza y un éxodo forzado

Manuel Orozco ofrece su opinión acerca de la situación migratoria de Haití y del contexto económico que viven los haitianos. Asimismo, ofrece un panorama de opciones para que la situación actual cambie de manera profunda y permanente.

Manuel Orozco

Interviews ˙ ˙ CNN

Anxiety at the Summit of the Americas

Although perhaps justified by the tragic events in Syria, President Trump’s last-minute decision to skip the eighth Summit of the Americas, which begins this week in Lima, Peru, was discouraging to his Latin American and Caribbean counterparts.

Michael Shifter, Peter Hakim

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ The New York Times

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The End of TPS: Policy Options, Social Impacts

On Wednesday, February 14th the Inter-American Dialogue’s Migration, Remittances & Development Program hosted a panel discussion concerning the political, economic, and social implications of ending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Salvadorans. Moderated by the Director of the Program, Manuel Orozco, the panel included María Eugenia Brizuela de Ávila, Former Foreign Minister of El Salvador; Andrew Selee, President of the Migration Policy Institute; and Oscar Chacón, Executive Director of Alianza Americas.

Audrey Velanovich

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Economic Development in the Caribbean

On January 30, the Inter-American Dialogue and International Monetary Fund (IMF) hosted an event to discuss the findings of a recently published book, Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean (November 2017). This event was moderated by Manuel Orozco with panelists Joyce Wong, Sebastian Acevedo and Daniel P. Erikson. The panel discussed the roles that structural transformation, natural disasters, and fiscal policy have on unleashing future growth in the region.

Martín Rodríguez Nuñez

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Remesas convertidas en ahorro

En alianza con Banpro y la Alianza para las Migraciones en Centroamérica y México, nuestro programa de inclusión financiera generó US$960,000 en ahorros.

Iván Olivares

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Confidencial

Patterns of Central American Migration

Historical legacies of civil war and poorly performing economies within the context of globalization have shaped Central American Migration.

Manuel Orozco

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Migrant Financial Health

Addressing the unique financial needs of migrants will optimize the potential of their contributions and those of future generations.

Manuel Orozco, Julia Yansura, Nancy Castillo

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Center for Financial Services Innovation