Analysis

Photo of report cover for report

Women, Remittances, and Financial Inclusion in Guatemala

On May 24, 2024, the Inter-American Dialogue released the report “Women, Remittances, and Financial Inclusion in Guatemala.” The report, produced by Manuel Orozco, director of the Migration, Remittances, and Development program, provides a financial characterization of women in Guatemala, explores barriers to financial inclusion, and outlines a path toward greater financial independence.

Manuel Orozco

Reports ˙ ˙ Download the Report

Photo of report cover

English for Employment in Guatemala

The following report provides new evidence and information on English language teaching and learning for employment in Guatemala.

Denisse Vásquez, Aimée Rivas, Silvia Rosal, Verónica Spross

Reports ˙ ˙ Download the Report

Biden and Arevalo at WH

How Important Are Guatemala and the U.S. to Each Other?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on Guatemala’s relationship with the United States.

Nicolás Mariscal, Regina Bateson, Donald J. Planty, Ana María Méndez-Dardón

Latin America Advisor ˙

Photo of the Centro Universitario de San Marcos (CUSAM)

Migration and Development in Guatemala

On February 27, 2024, Manuel Orozco, director of the Migration, Remittances, and Development program at the Inter-American Dialogue, presented, “Migración, Remesas y Desarrollo en Guatemala Tendencias y Recomendaciones” (or “Migration, Remittances, and Development in Guatemala – Trends and Recommendations”) to students at the Centro Universitario de San Marcos (CUSAM).

Manuel Orozco

Presentations ˙

What Challenges Face Guatemala’s New President?

Experts views on the delayed inauguration President Arévalo in Guatemala.

María Fernanda Bozmoski, Mario Polanco, Salvador Paiz, Ursula Roldán, Stephen G. McFarland, Virginia Garrard

Latin America Advisor ˙

Photo of Prosperity and Progress report cover

Prosperity and Progress in Intermediate Cities: Making Development Impacts through Remittances

On January 12, 2024, the Inter-American Dialogue released the report “Prosperity and Progress in Intermediate Cities: Making Development Impacts through Remittances.” The report, produced by Manuel Orozco, director of the Migration, Remittances, and Development program, Jaqueline Barrios, country coordinator for Guatemala, and Patrick Springer, program associate, reviews results and impacts of the program’s local development initiative in the Guatemalan municipalities of San Marcos, and Amatitlán.

Manuel Orozco, Jaqueline Barrios, Patrick Springer

Reports ˙ ˙ Download the Report

photo of Bernardo Arevalo

Qué significa la presidencia de Bernardo Arévalo en Guatemala para América Latina

En América Latina, los llamados “outsiders” con agendas anti-sistema o anti-establishment – desde Alberto Fujimori en Perú hasta Hugo Chávez en Venezuela, Nayib Bukele en El Salvador, Donald Trump en Estados Unidos y Jair Bolsonaro en Brasil – han tenido un fuerte impacto en el Estado de derecho tras asumir el poder.

Tamara Taraciuk Broner, Daniel Caballero

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Infobae

Photo of Central America

Remilitarization in Central America

On Thursday October 12, 2023, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a private event with IBI Consultants to celebrate the publication of the report “Remilitarization in Central America: A Comparable and Regional Analysis.”

Marianne Richardson

Event Summaries ˙

Photo of burning solid waste in Guatemala

Prosperity and Progress in Intermediate Cities – Solid Waste in San Marcos, Guatemala

As part of the “environmental management” component of the Prosperity and Progress in Intermediate Cities project, these slides present the results of a survey conducted in three municipalities in the department of San Marcos, Guatemala: San Marcos, San Antonio Sacatepéquez, and San Pedro Sacatepéquez.

Manuel Orozco

Presentations ˙ ˙ Download the Presentation

Photo of Monument to the Emigrant in Quetzaltenango (Xelaju), Guatemala

Prosperity and Progress in Intermediate Cities – Migration, Remittances, and Development: Trends and Recommendations

The following presentation, prepared by Manuel Orozco, director of the Migration, Remittances and Development program of the Inter-American Dialogue, is part of the Prosperity and Progress in Intermediate Cities project. The initiative seeks to encourage socioeconomic inclusion in the municipalities of the department of San Marcos, Guatemala and the municipality of Amatitlán, Guatemala.

Manuel Orozco

Presentations ˙ ˙ Download the Presentation

Image of YouTube video during interview with Tamara Taraciuk Broner Video

Taraciuk Broner: “Desafiar el status quo no significa patear el tablero democrático”

Tamara Taraciuk Broner, directora del Programa Peter D. Bell sobre Estado de Derecho del Diálogo Interamericano, conversó con Carlos Pagni en Odisea Argentina por La Nación sobre la situación de derechos humanos en la región, incluyendo el contexto electoral en Argentina y las lecciones de las últimas elecciones en Guatemala. 

Tamara Taraciuk Broner

Interviews ˙ ˙ La Nación

photo of panelists in Guatemala event Video

Elections Series – Making Sense of Guatemala’s Upcoming Elections

As Guatemalans got ready to vote in presidential, legislative, and local elections scheduled for June 25, 2023, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a panel discussion with Guatemalan experts on the overall context in which these elections would take place.

Tamara Taraciuk Broner

Event Summaries ˙

Photo of Sandra Torres

Who Is Positioned to Become Guatemala’s Next President?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on Guatemala’s presidential election and the upcoming runoff.

Naomi Roht-Arriaza, Juan Carlos Zapata S., Mike Allison, Donald J. Planty

Latin America Advisor ˙