Gabriela Frías, business anchor for CNN en Español and Juan Gonzalez, senior advisor and special assistant to the President of the United States as well as senior director for the Western Hemisphere at the National Security Council convened for a keynote dialogue with insights into the White House’s perspective on a number of current trends across the Western Hemisphere.
Building on our December event “Peru’s Precarious Politics – The Crisis Deepens,” the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a follow-up panel discussion on Peru’s ongoing social and political crisis.
For more than 15 years, the United States has been imposing a wide variety of economic sanctions against Venezuela, claiming the South American country has aided in drug trafficking, sponsored terrorism, and committed human rights abuses. Tamara Taraciuk Broner, Director of Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program at the Inter-American Dialogue spoke with Al Jazeera about this important issue.
The purpose of this memo is to note the existence of partial violations to the Central America and Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement with the United States known as CAFTA-DR.
Como parte de su política represiva, Daniel Ortega también ha violado derechos laborales, ambientales y empresariales, que están tutelados por el Tratado de Libre Comercio con Estados Unidos, y como resultado ha expuesto al régimen a la demanda de cómo ejercer una presión internacional más efectiva.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on Nicaragua’s recent decision to expel hundreds of political opponents to the United States.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on the the escalation of human rights activists and social leaders in Colombia.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on the effects of the overturn of Roe vs. Wade on Latin America and the Caribbean.
With elections coming up in 2022 in Brazil, Colombia and Costa Rica, which countries in Latin America and the Caribbean will be the political hot spots to watch next year? What political trends will be the strongest in the coming year, and what traits will countries’ political trajectories have in common? Is authoritarianism and polarization likely to worsen in the region in 2022, and what factors would influence that?
On October 7, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue held the event “Debating the Facebook Oversight Board and Self-Regulation Mechanisms” to discuss the new report from the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program, Content Moderation and Self-Regulation Mechanisms: The Facebook Oversight Board and its Implications for Latin America.
On August 31st, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue supported the press conference “Latin American Press Under Siege,” organized by Fundamedios. The event focused on the worsening persecution of journalists across Latin America and called for the immediate release of detained journalists in Nicaragua, Venezuela, and Cuba.
As Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega continues a relentless and unprecedented wave of repression against political opponents, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted the event “Nicaragua’s Wave of Repression: What Next?” on July 9 to discuss the political and economic impact of the Ortega regime, solutions to the ongoing crisis, and its potential impact on the region.
The Decisions of Facebook’s Oversight Board: Implications for the Global South, particularly in Latin America
During this event on May 18, 2021, the panel discussed the details of the Oversight Board’s unique model, the application of international human rights law to private entities, and the unanswered questions surrounding the Board’s influence on content moderation jurisprudence and legislation in Latin America.
On April 14, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted the online event “The Covid-19 Pandemic and Prison Policy in Latin America”. The panel discussed a new report published by the Dialogue’s Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program and authored by María Luisa Romero, Luisa Stalman, and Azul Hidalgo Solá, which examined how the Covid-19 pandemic impacted prison policies in Latin America.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on massive social unrest and the state’s heavy-handed response in Colombia.