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North American Energy Integration: Conflict Resolution Under USMCA

This report, written in collaboration with COMEXI and the University of Calgary explores what routes to de-escalation exist under the US-Canada-Mexico energy dispute resolution talks.

Daniela Stevens, Julia González Romero, Lourdes Melgar, Elizabeth Whitsitt

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Was This Year’s ‘Three Amigos’ Summit a Success?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on the recent North American Leaders’ Summit with U.S. President Joe Biden, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Tara Hariharan, Nicolás Mariscal, Arturo Sarukhán, Andrés Rozental, Jean Daudelin, José Antonio Muñoz, Duane Bratt

Latin America Advisor ˙

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What Would AMLO’s Electoral Reforms Mean for Mexico?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on the controversy surrounding President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s proposed electoral reforms.

Luis Rubio, Lorena Becerra Mizuno, Mneesha Gellman, Ana Lorena Delgadillo Pérez

Latin America Advisor ˙

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and U.S. President Joe Biden, pictured last November, are to meet today at the White House. // File Photo: White House.

What Do AMLO & Biden Have to Gain in Today’s Meeting?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on the outlook for President Biden’s meeting with Mexican President López Obrador.

Andrés Rozental, Andrew Rudman, Amy Glover , Pamela Starr, Carlos Véjar

Latin America Advisor ˙

U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm met with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Jan. 20 in Mexico City to discuss Mexico’s oil-centric energy reforms. // Photo: @SecGranholm via Twitter.

What Would AMLO’s Power Sector Plan Mean for Mexico?

A Latin America Energy Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Mexican President López Obrador’s power sector plan.

Gerónimo Gutiérrez Fernández, Amy Glover Drake, Earl Anthony Wayne, Pamela Starr, Larry B. Pascal, Nicolas Lloreda

Energy Advisor ˙

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Here’s How Mexico Can Clean Up Its Dirty Energy Industry

As delegates from around the world finish up their business in Glasgow at the United Nations climate conference, Mexico has not increased its emissions-mitigation goal, as countries pledged under the 2015 Paris Agreement. Its president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, is doubling down on policies that would make his country the second-largest greenhouse gas emitter in Latin America and the 16th largest in the world, even more of a polluter.

Lisa Viscidi, MK Vereen

Articles & Op-Eds ˙

U.S. and Mexican delegations met earlier this month in Washington to relaunch the countries’ High-Level Economic Dialogue.

What Will the U.S.- Mexico Economic Talks Accomplish?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on the resumption of high-level economic talks between the United States and Mexico.

Nicolás Mariscal, Tara Hariharan, Michael C. Camuñez, Myriam Rubalcava, Gerónimo Gutiérrez Fernández, Earl Anthony Wayne

Latin America Advisor ˙

Binetti Video

Conclusiones de la Cumbre de la CELAC

Bruno Binetti, investigador no residente del Diálogo Interamericano, fue invitado por el Club de Presa para compartir sus opiniones sobre temas urgentes en la región latinoamericana. Durante esta entrevista se abordó el intento de Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador de fortalecer la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (CELAC), la distribución de vacunas en el mundo y la creciente crisis migratoria con ciudadanos haitianos en la frontera estadounidense. 

Bruno Binetti, Gustau Alegret

Interviews ˙ ˙ NTN24

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Orozco: “The Biden Administration proposal [must] approach the structural causes that have spurred migration not only in Central America”

Manuel Orozco, non-resident Senior Fellow at the Inter-American Dialogue, joined CNN for an interview to discuss the ongoing migration phenomenon occurring in Mexico’s southern border. The interview touched upon some of the causes of migration, the countries where large numbers of migrants are coming from, and why this issue needs to be urgently dealt with.

Manuel Orozco

Interviews ˙ ˙ CNN

Michael Shifter at the Inter-American Dialogue

Shifter: “Latin America is not in good shape today”

Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, was interviewed by The Washington Diplomat on the current state of Latin American. The conversation examined the continuing migration on the US border with Mexico, the widespread regional discontent during the Covid-19 pandemic, and the lack of integration among Latin American countries as they continue fighting the effects of the pandemic. 

Michael Shifter, Larry Luxner

Interviews ˙ ˙ The Washington Diplomat

Michael Shifter on NTN24 Video

Aciertos y fracasos del primer medio año de gestión de Biden

En una entrevista con NTN24, Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, comentó sobre cómo ha cambiado la relación entre Estados Unidos y América Latina con la administración Biden. Durante la conversación se hizo especial énfasis en las relaciones bilaterales con México y la situación en Venezuela. 

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ NTN24

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris walking alongside Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

How Successful Was U.S. VP Harris’ Latin America Trip?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A about Vice President Kamala Harris’ trip to Guatemala and Mexico and the Biden administration’s migration policy.

Eduardo Stein, Oscar Chacon, Katya Rimkunas, Andrea Tanco, Ray Walser

Latin America Advisor ˙