Analysis

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Feeling the Stones: Chinese Development Finance to Latin America and the Caribbean, 2023

In 2023, China’s development finance institution (DFI) issued two loans totaling $1.3 billion to Brazil. Chinese DFI lending in 2023 was slightly higher than the $863 million issued by CDB and Ex-Im Bank in 2022. Despite this slight increase, China’s sovereign lending remains modest.

Margaret Myers, Rebecca Ray

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Are Tense Relations Harming Anti-Drug Cooperation?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on intelligence cooperation between Ecuador and Mexico.

Vanda Felbab-Brown, Peter Hakim, Diego Marroquín Bitar, Amanda Mattingly

Latin America Advisor ˙

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What Do Protests Mean for Ecuador’s Mining Industry?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on protests by Indigenous groups against mining projects in Ecuador.

John Polga-Hecimovich, Gabriel Santelices, Santiago Paz, Marc Becker, Hernán Reyes Aguinaga, Mario Flor López, Juan Paz y Miño C.

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Can Ecuador’s Next President Make the Country Safer?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on security challenges facing Ecuador’s incoming president.

Daniela Chacón Arias, Adam Isacson, John Polga-Hecimovich, Diego Andrés Almeida, Santiago Mosquera, Luis Barrios

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Taraciuk Broner: ¿El miedo influye en la democracia?

Tamara Taraciuk Broner, directora del Programa Peter D. Bell sobre Estado de Derecho del Diálogo Interamericano, conversó con la Radio Pichincha en Ecuador sobre el contexto en el cual se dieron las elecciones el 20 de agosto, incluyendo los incidentes de violencia política y el agravamiento de la situación de inseguridad en el país. 

Tamara Taraciuk Broner

Interviews ˙ ˙ Radio Pichincha

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Taraciuk Broner: “Cuando la gente tiene miedo, está dispuesta a sacrificar garantías”

En entrevista con Infobae en Buenos Aires, Tamara Taraciuk Broner, directora del Programa Peter D. Bell sobre Estado de Derecho, conversó sobre el papel de la sociedad civil, la evolución de los derechos humanos en la región, la inseguridad en países como Ecuador y El Salvador y la agenda de trabajo del Programa sobre Estado de Derecho del Diálogo Interamericano, entre otros temas.

Tamara Taraciuk Broner

Interviews ˙ ˙ Infobae

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Who Will Ecuador Choose as its Next President?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on Ecuador’s presidential and legislative elections slated for August 20.

Will Freeman, Marc Becker, Diego Andrés Almeida, Hernán Reyes Aguinaga, Gabriel Santelices Fierro, Alberto Acosta

Latin America Advisor ˙

What Would the U.S. IDEA Act Mean for Ecuador?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on the IDEA Act, a bill the U.S. Congress is considering, and which would make Ecuador an eligible beneficiary of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act.

Ivonne A-Baki, Felipe Espinosa, G. Philip Hughes, Santiago Mosquera

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Who Is Best Positioned to Be Ecuador’s Next President?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on Ecuador’s presidential and legislative elections slated for August 20.

Will Freeman, José Hidalgo, Juan José Mantilla Sandoval, Gabriel Santelices Fierro

Latin America Advisor ˙

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What Will Result From Ecuador’s Political Turmoil?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on Ecuadorean President Guillermo Lasso dissolving the National Assembly and triggering early elections.

Eileen Gavin, Marc Becker, Diego Andrés Almeida, Alberto Acosta Burneo, Grace M. Jaramillo

Latin America Advisor ˙