President Joe Biden didn’t waste any time using his office and authority to set out an ambitious agenda and send a clear message to the American people and the world: under his administration, the US would adopt a very different tone and style – and pursue a notably different policy course – than Donald Trump.
When President Biden takes office in January, he will not approach Latin America with a blank checkbook or magic formulas for hemispheric comity and recovery, but he will offer his characteristic humanity, his belief in the region’s promise, and his administration’s steadfast engagement.
El presidente del Diálogo Interamericano cree que no hay razones que justifiquen que Donald Trump no acuda a Lima para limar asperezas con el continente.
Will today’s corruption scandals fuel tomorrow’s demagogues?
Although perhaps justified by the tragic events in Syria, President Trump’s last-minute decision to skip the eighth Summit of the Americas, which begins this week in Lima, Peru, was discouraging to his Latin American and Caribbean counterparts.
Before the president’s trip to Lima—his first to the region—the administration should take a close look at why US credibility in Latin America is at historic lows.
On January 22, the Dialogue held an open discussion on how the various stakeholders in the VIII Summit of the Americas could unite around common anticorruption goals.
A meeting of a group of 28 anticorruption experts to discuss and draft recommendations for the VIII Summit of the Americas to be hosted in Peru in April, 2018.
The Inter-American Dialogue hosted a private roundtable event featuring Ricardo Luna, the Peruvian Minister of Foreign Relations. The discussion highlighted the Minister’s position on the best way for the international community to handle the crisis in Venezuela and how to confront infrastructural-based corruption throughout Latin America. Minister Luna also addressed some of the upcoming plans his government has in its preparation to host the eighth Summit of the Americas next March in Lima.
The historic rapprochement between Cuba and the US will have permanent implications for hemispheric relations.
The gap between the US and Latin America has narrowed, but it is far from disappearing.
The seventh Summit of the Americas comes at a critical moment in hemispheric relations.
This closed-door session offered an opportunity for US government officials to present their priorities for the upcoming Summit of the Americas.
Regional integration, social inclusion, and the need for a more competitive business climate—discussed at the XVIII Annual CAF Conference
Argentine President Cristina Fernández has increased her appeals to nationalist sentiment to build domestic political support.