On September 29, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a wide-ranging conversation with Luis Alberto Moreno, the outgoing president of the Inter-American Development Bank, in recognition of his productive collaboration with the Dialogue and his contributions to our mission for more than two decades. Over 45 Dialogue members convened to listen to Moreno’s perspectives as he reached the end of his 15 years as president of the IDB.
En el podcast en español El Washington Post Michael Shifter habló sobre el nuevo presidente del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo, Mauricio Claver-Carone. Shifter comentó sobre la falta de liderazgo en la región y cómo Claver-Carone tiene una oportunidad única para unificar al hemisferio.
For Latin American and Caribbean nations that will depend heavily on the Inter-American Development Bank to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic in the years to come, the implications of Mauricio Claver-Carone’s bid for the presidency are profound.
Michael Camilleri, director del programa Estado de Derecho del Diálogo Interamericano, habló con Raphael Morán de RFI acerca del candidatura de Mauricio Claver-Carone para presidente del BID, su perfil político conservador y lo que significa para la región.
For the Trump administration, there seem to be only two options in dealing with multilateral institutions: withdraw (as in the case of the World Health Organization) or take them over. In the tussle over the Inter-American Development Bank, the region is prepared to wait him out. The ball is now in Latin America’s court.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ takes on current candidates in the running to lead the Inter-American Development Bank.
The success of China’s regional outreach in Latin America will depend, as it has for a number of years, on Beijing’s relative influence in regional institutions and on the capacity and effectiveness of the institutions themselves.
The agreements of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and COP21 in Paris put Latin American governments in a crucial stage to take action by developing adequate policies to scale up investments in renewable energy and making alliances to receive capacity-building and technological support.
Development banks should play a great role in ensuring sustainable infrastructure development in Latin America in the coming years.
Crude oil exports from Latin America to the US have plummeted as oil production in the region has slumped while demand is on the rise.
Developing scenarios that would lead to another financial crisis is not a fictional exercise; the risk of another crisis is very real.
Estimates of the volume, composition, and characteristics of Chinese lending to the region since 2005.