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Venezuela’s Humanitarian and Human Rights Crises – The Search for Innovative Responses

On September 30, 2020, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted “Venezuela’s Humanitarian and Human Rights Crises-The Search for Innovative Responses” to discuss the current humanitarian situation as well as present the findings of the Dialogue’s Rule of Law Program’s report, Corruption and Crisis in Venezuela: Asset Repatriation for Humanitarian Relief.

Catharine Christie, Azul Hidalgo Solá

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Corruption and Crisis in Venezuela: Asset Repatriation for Humanitarian Relief

This report from the Dialogue’s Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program analyzes one of the salient features of contemporary Venezuela—rampant corruption—and presents detailed proposals for repatriating stolen assets for the benefit of the Venezuelan people.

Michael Camilleri

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Holding Kleptocrats to Account: Redirecting Frozen Assets and the International Anti-Corruption Court

On August 6, 2020, Michael Camilleri, director of the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program, spoke as a panelist at an event held by the World Refugee & Migration Council and Integrity Initiatives International to discuss two proposals designed to combat grand corruption and assist those who have been forcibly displaced as a result of this corruption.

Michael Camilleri

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ World Refugee & Migration Council / Integrity Initiatives International

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Victims of their own Success? The Lessons of Anti-Impunity Missions in Central America

On July 28, 2020, the Inter-American Dialogue and the Center for Latin American and Latino Studies (CLALS) at American University hosted “Victims of their own Success? The Lessons of Anti-Impunity Missions in Central America” to discuss the achievements and takeaways of high-profile anti-impunity missions in Central America.

Catharine Christie, Luisa Stalman

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Anticorruption, Transparency and Integrity in the Americas

The Dialogue’s Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program and the Inter-American Development Bank hosted a series of events focused on addressing issues of corruption in the Americas to identify lessons learned from recent corruption cases, analyze continued challenges, and outline the agenda for future reform.

Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program, Inter-American Development Bank

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The Last Straw: Puerto Rico After “Ricky Leaks”

On August 1st, 2019 the Inter-American Dialogue hosted the event “The Last Straw: Puerto Rico After ‘Ricky Leaks’” with Gretchen Sierra-Zorita, José A. Delgado, and Pedro Reina Pérez. Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, gave opening remarks and moderated the event.

Renata Lara Arizpe

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Protests Continue in Venezuela

Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, was interviewed by BBC World News on the future of the Venezuelan armed forces amidst continuing protests as well as the possibility of US and Russian intervention. 

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ BBC World News

“Maduro todavía tiene recursos para resistir”

Michael Shifter, presidente de Diálogo Interamericano, habló con SEMANA sobre el futuro del gobierno de Nicolás Maduro y los recientes movimientos en la región.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ Semana

Peruvian opposition leader Keiko Fujimori was arrested on Oct. 10. // Photo: TV Perú.

How Well Is Peru’s Gov’t Fighting Corruption?

What does the arrest of Peruvian opposition leader Keiko Fujimori mean for the country’s politics?

Katya Salazar, Francisco Durand, Julio Carrión, Augusto Álvarez-Rodrich

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CICIG Chief Iván Velásquez // File Photo: U.S. State Department.

Will Guatemala’s Stalemate Over CICIG Continue?

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales has banned the entry of CICIG’s chief and refused to renew the agency’s mandate. What’s next?

Mario Polanco, Donald J. Planty, Adriana Beltrán, Helen Mack, Michael E. Allison

Latin America Advisor ˙

An Argentine Lava Jato? Don’t Hold Your Breath.

There are reasons to believe that Argentina’s “notebooks scandal” will not be as far-reaching as its Brazilian counterpart.

Bruno Binetti

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Americas Quarterly