Following Santos lead, the Michel Temer government would first have to test whether Brazil’s legislative leaders are willing to conduct serious negotiations, and prepared to make concessions that could be effective in curbing the country’s pervasive corruption—or at least offer a better solution than the current case-by-case approach of criminal investigations and trials.
Much is at stake for Colombia, and the hemisphere, in the peace process underway between the government and the FARC.
Michael Shifter analiza el impacto del Premio Nobel de la Paz concedido al Presidente de Colombia Juan Manuel Santos en CNN Español.
Electric transportation is a critical part of a clean transport agenda that can put Colombia on a path toward improving air quality and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Will the government’s new agreement to deescalate bring renewed faith — or just more skepticism?
More than five decades of war appears to be over as the Colombian Congress ratifies a new peace deal with FARC rebels. The new deal includes 50 changes to an initial one narrowly rejected by voters in October. Michael Shifter analyzes.
En este programa de Club de Prensa, Michael Shifter y otros expertos debaten temas como la corrupción en América Latina, en particular en Brazil, o el anuncio por ‘The Economist’ de Colombia como ‘País del Año’
Uribe, a key figure in Colombian politics, continues to influence people’s perceptions on the peace process.
To what extent have the policies of President Juan Manuel Santos helped or hindered businesses in Colombia?
With no time to lose, Colombia’s newly appointed Director of National Planning has gotten to work on an ambitious agenda.
Santos enters his second term hoping to finalize negotiations with the FARC and ELN to end the country’s 50 year-long conflict.
The agreement signed yesterday by the government and the FARC is one of the few pieces of good news in a tumultuous world. It is a historic achievement for Colombia, one that should be celebrated and recognized for putting to end to an armed conflict that has plagued the country for more than half a century.
What is the outlook for Ecopetrol and the Colombian oil sector in the short to medium term?
On August 7, an important chapter in Colombian-Venezuelan relations that has coincided with the presidencies of Alvaro Uribe and Hugo Chavez will come to an end. These last eight years have been a rollercoaster, with moments of great tension but also occasional pragmatism.
En esta entrevista, Michael Shifter discute la firma del proceso de paz entre el gobierno Colombiano y las FARC y el referéndum que se llevara a cabo el 2 de octubre.