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Event Collage with Luis Alberto Moreno

A Conversation with Luis Alberto Moreno

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.

Amy Doring

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El Washington Post Video

La elección en el BID

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.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ El Washington Post

The United States nominated Mauricio Claver-Carone to head the Inter-American Development Bank. // File Photo: U.S. State Department.

Trump’s Pick for IDB Chief Could Hamstring Latin America’s Top Lender

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

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ World Politics Review

Inter-American Development Bank building

Latin America Won’t Give In to Trump Without a Fight

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.

Michael Shifter, Bruno Binetti

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Foreign Policy

The United States nominated Mauricio Claver-Carone to head the Inter-American Development Bank. // File Photo: U.S. State Department.

Who Should Lead the Inter-American Development Bank?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ takes on current candidates in the running to lead the Inter-American Development Bank.

Kevin P. Gallagher, Cynthia J. Arnson, Marco Rubio, José Antonio Ocampo, Eduardo Ulibarri, Andrés Martínez-Fernández

Latin America Advisor ˙

China-Celac Forum 2014

China’s Regional Engagement Goals in Latin America

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.

Margaret Myers

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy

Can Latin America transition to low carbon energy?

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.

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Latin America’s Crude Oil Markets

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.

Rebecca O’Connor

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A Conversation with Santiago Levy

Developing scenarios that would lead to another financial crisis is not a fictional exercise; the risk of another crisis is very real.

Santiago Levy, Alexandra Solano

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