Analysis

Heads of state from across the Americas are to gather next month in Los Angeles for the Summit of the Americas. A meeting of the most recent summit, in Lima in 2018, is pictured. // File Photo: Peruvian Government

A Policy for a Post-American Latin America

Hosting the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles from June 6 to June 10 was supposed to be a golden opportunity for US President Joe Biden to forge closer ties with Latin America and the Caribbean.

Michael Shifter, Bruno Binetti

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Foreign Affairs

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador last month proposed a package of election reforms. One of the changes would eliminate the body that oversees elections and replace it with a new agency. // File Photo: Mexican Government.

What Would AMLO’s Election Reforms Mean for Mexico?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Mexican President López Obrador’s proposed electoral reform.

Nicolás Mariscal, Alma Caballero, Gerónimo Gutiérrez Fernández, Pamela K. Starr, Lila Abed, Rubén Olmos Rodríguez, Georgina De la Fuente

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 ˙

Miembros del gobierno Mexicano y Estadounidense se reúnen para discutir temas bilaterales.

Biden-AMLO: aciertos y desafíos

Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, y Vanda Felbab-Brown, miembro del Diálogo Interamericano, comentaron sobre los aciertos y desafíos de la relación entre Presidente Joe Biden de los Estados Unidos y Presidente Andrés Manuel López Obrador de México en un artículo para La Prensa de Coahuila. En el artículo, Shifter y Felbab-Brown hablaron sobre diálogos de alto nivel entre los dos países sobre temas relacionados con seguridad, energía, cambio climático, democracia, migración y derechos humanos. 

Michael Shifter, Vanda Felbab-Brown

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ La Prensa de Coahuila

Mexican President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador, U.S. President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met last week in Washington. // Photo: Mexican Government.

Did North America’s Three Amigos Make Significant Progress?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the Three Amigos Summit between the United States, Mexico and Canada.

Arturo Sarukhan, Michael C. Camuñez, Roberta Lajous, Carlo Dade, Amanda Mattingly

Latin America Advisor ˙

Air pollution at sunset

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 ˙

Santiago Canton habla con Choque de Opiniones sobre comentarios de AMLO

Canton: “La no injerencia en asuntos internos está en contra de los derechos humanos”

En una entrevista con el programa Choque de Opiniones de CNN Español, Santiago Canton, director del Programa de Estado de Derecho Peter D. Bell, habla sobre los comentarios recientes del Presidente mexicano Lopez Obrador y como estos reflejan la situación actual del estado de derecho en América Latina. 

Santiago Canton

Interviews ˙ ˙ CNN en Español

Shifter speaks with Holmes Video

Shifter: “It is very difficult now to talk about a serious election [in Nicaragua], November 7 will be a complete farce”

Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, spoke with Michael Holmes from CNN about the state of democracy in Latin America. The conversation covered how things are evolving in Nicaragua, after opposition leaders were imprisoned by the Ortega Murillo regime, as well as the potential repercussions of the recent elections in Peru and Mexico.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ CNN

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 ˙

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador pictured voting on Sunday along with First Lady Beatriz Gutiérrez Müller

How Much Is AMLO Weakened By the Midterm Results?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on the results of Mexico’s 2021 midterm elections and what they mean for López Obrador.

Nicolás Mariscal, Andrés Rozental, Vanessa Rubio-Márquez, Lorena Becerra, Jonathan Hiskey, Falko Ernst

Latin America Advisor ˙

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador

What’s at Stake in Mexico’s June Midterm Election?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on the June midterm elections in Mexico and what’s at stake for President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

Alma Caballero, Earl Anthony Wayne, Lorena Becerra, Ruben Olmos

Latin America Advisor ˙