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Michael Shifter: “La región está convulsionada”

Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, habló en el programa La Tarde de NTN24 sobre la crisis social y democrática que vive Latinoamérica en los últimos meses. Comentó en particular sobre las protestas en Chile y también sobre la salida de Lula da Silva de la cárcel.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ NTN24

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Peter Hakim on Brazil’s Presidential Elections

Brazil prepares to elect its next president on Oct 28 as part of the second round of elections in the country. The people of Brazil will have to choose between the far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro and Lula-backed centrist Fernando Haddad. On the night of the elections, the Inter-American Dialogue’s President Emeritus and Senior Fellow Peter Hakim commented on the topic for CGTN America with John Terrett.

Peter Hakim

Interviews ˙ ˙ CGTN

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Análisis de las elecciones en Brasil

En este episodio de Club de Prensa, Juan Carlos Iragorri contó con la participación de Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano; Raquel Godos, corresponsal de EFE; y Henrique Gomes Batista, Corresponsal De ‘O Globo’ – Brasil. Los participantes analizaron los cambios en las elecciones en Brasil y la investigación del expresidente ecuatoriano Rafael Correa por el caso Odebrecht.

Michael Shifter, Raquel Godos, Henrique Gomes Batista, Juan Carlos Iragorri

Interviews ˙ ˙ NTN24

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Brazil’s Election and Latin America’s Volatile Politics

On February 27, the Inter-American Dialogue partnered with Americas Quarterly (AQ) to host an event moderated by the Dialogue’s Michael Shifter with the participation of Brian Winter from AQ, Monica de Bolle from the Peterson Institute of International Economics, and Roberto Simon from FTI Consulting. This discussion drew from AQ’s January issue, Latin America First?, which explored underlying themes in the region’s election super-cycle. The speakers also addressed the political and economic circumstances facing Brazil’s presidential elections.

Martín Rodriguez Nuñez

Event Summaries ˙

2018 Presidential Elections in Mexico, Brazil, and Colombia

In these interviews with Joachim Bamrud for Latinvex, Michael Shifter discusses the political outlook for Mexico, Brazil and Colombia, three countries in which upcoming 2018 presidential elections are still very uncertain.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ Latinvex

Sin brújula en un mundo incierto

Por segundo año consecutivo, Donald Trump está al tope de las noticias y personajes relevantes en la encuesta GDA. Un año después de su llegada a la Casa Blanca, Estados Unidos atraviesa un período de polarización social, creciente desigualdad y deterioro institucional como pocos en su historia.

Michael Shifter

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ El Universal

Sobre los monopolios éticos

Uno de los aspectos menos estudiados del ascenso de las opciones políticas de izquierda en América Latina durante la última década y media –hoy más bien en retirada—tiene que ver con la curiosa simbiosis discursiva que precedió a su llegada al poder.

Kevin Casas-Zamora

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Clarín

Latin America’s Presidential Elections: Are Mexico, Brazil and Colombia Ready for Anti-Establishment Candidates?

Next year, critical elections in Latin America’s three most populous countries—Colombia, Mexico and Brazil—are likely to reveal a distemper stemming from citizen disgust with a mix of corruption scandals, mediocre economies, unremitting violence and a largely discredited political class. All three presidential contests are wide open and ripe for anti-establishment challengers.

Michael Shifter

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Newsweek

World Affairs Report Podcast

During a visit to Pittsburgh, Michael Shifter spoke with KQV News Radio and the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh for their weekly World Affairs Report. In a conversation with Angélica Ocampo, Shifter discussed regional progress in Latin America, US foreign policy, the crisis in Venezuela and the upcoming elections in Brazil and Mexico.

Michael Shifter, Angélica Ocampo

Interviews ˙ ˙ The World Affairs Report

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Acusaciones contra Humala, condena a Lula da Silva, Trump en París

En este episodio de Club de Prensa presentado por José Díaz Briseño, las acusaciones de corrupción hacia Ollanta Humala, la condena sobre Lula da Silva y la actitud de Donald Trump durante su viaje a Paris son analizadas por Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, María Peña, corresponsal de ‘La Opinión’ – Los Ángeles, y Jan Martínez Ahrens, corresponsal jefe de ‘El País’ de Madrid en Washington.

Michael Shifter, José Díaz Briseño

Interviews ˙ ˙ NTN24

Here’s what really went wrong with Brazil’s economy

When President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva left office in January 2011, Brazil was widely regarded as Latin America’s gold standard for economic development and social progress. But today, with his handpicked successor, Dilma Rousseff, facing an impeachment trial, the country is viewed as an economic failure.

Peter Hakim

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Reuters

“O discurso do golpe é puramente simbólico e ideológico”

Na avaliação do presidente do Inter-American Dialogue, o novo governo contará com a boa vontade internacional e não terá problemas para estabelecer relações com os vizinhos.

Peter Hakim, Teresa Perosa

Interviews ˙ ˙ Peter Hakim: “O discurso do golpe é puramente simbólico e ideológico”