A photo, in color, of former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva looking into the camera and speaking into a microphone.

How Will Lula Shake Up Brazil’s Political Landscape?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the Supreme Court decision regarding former Brazilian President Lula.

Peter Hakim, Oliver Stuenkel, Valeska Teixeira, Cristiano Zanin Martins, Daniel Runde, Adriana Dantas

Latin America Advisor ˙

Anticorruption, Transparency and Integrity in the Americas

The Dialogue’s Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program and the Inter-American Development Bank hosted a series of events focused on addressing issues of corruption in the Americas to identify lessons learned from recent corruption cases, analyze continued challenges, and outline the agenda for future reform.

Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program, Inter-American Development Bank

Reports ˙ ˙ Download Report

Lava Jato and the Winds of Change

In the wake of the Car Wash corruption scandal, seven Latin American countries are heading to the polls to elect new presidents. Global Insight assesses the implications for rule of law and democracy across the continent. Michael Camilleri shares his impressions.

Michael Camilleri

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ International Bar Association

“Money is the Mother’s Milk of Politics”

An interview with Peter Hakim about the impacts of Lava Jato, Brazil’s political polarization, and the country’s role in the international community

Peter Hakim, Solange Monteiro

Interviews ˙ ˙ Conjuntura Econômica

Política externa em meio ao protecionismo

O senador Aloysio Nunes Ferreira assume, nesta terça-feira, o Ministério das Relações Exteriores. O novo cargo vai trazer desafios imediatos ao novo ministro. Já na quarta-feira, ele vai embarcar para uma reunião de chanceleres e precisará se posicionar sobre a suspensão da Venezuela do Mercosul. Também em um horizonte próximo, o ministro vai se deparar com a condução da política externa em meio a um cenário crescente de protecionismo no mercado internacional.

Peter Hakim, Henrique Gomes Batista

Interviews ˙ ˙ O Globo

The healthy roots of corruption anger in Latin America

The emergence of this new normative edifice in favor of transparency and accountability is one of the most important, yet unsung, stories of the consolidation of democracy in Latin America.

Kevin Casas-Zamora, Miguel Carter

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Latin America Goes Global


Can Dilma Weather the Storm?

Brazil faces enormous challenges, but Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment is not likely one of them.

Hilary Higgins

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ C-SPAN Recording