A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ takes on Mexican President López Obrador’s first trip abroad since taking office, to Washington.
What did Brazil’s Azevêdo bring to the WTO, and how does his early departure affect the organization and its work?
How will the changes affect the three North American countries, and which sectors are set to gain or lose the most from them?
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.
What is the outlook and most-likely timeline for advancing USMCA in the 116th Congress?
November’s midterm elections altered the balance of power in Washington, and the new Democratic majority in the House of Representatives, which will mean new chairs on key committees, will play an important role in shaping US energy diplomacy and energy markets in the Western Hemisphere. At an event co-hosted by the Inter-American Dialogue and the Institute of the Americas, panelists discussed how the new Congress will approach key issues affecting energy within the context of Latin America’s evolving role in US trade and foreign policy.
How did ongoing global trade tensions change the agenda at the 2018 APEC Summit?
How does USMCA, the new NAFTA deal, affect the energy sector? What are the biggest changes? Will it boost investment and cooperation?
The United States and Mexico announced a bilateral deal to revise NAFTA, leaving the door open for Canada to join. What’s next?
U.S. interests in Latin America—including vis-à-vis China—are best served by strengthening U.S.-Latin America ties, rather than highlighting China’s flaws.
This year’s “electoral supercycle” could ignite a race to succeed Washington and Caracas as the hemisphere’s big players.
Energy continues to be a bright spot in the US-Latin America relationship and new developments, like an uptick in US LNG exports, offer opportunities to increase energy security and cooperation across the Western Hemisphere.
In recent months, Beijing has launched an unprecedented charm offensive in Mexico, including a series of investments and renewed talk of a bilateral trade pact, among other forms of outreach.