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Photo of Haitian man carrying his daughter / Foto yon nonm ayisyen ki pote pitit fi li / Photo d'un homme haïtien qui transport sa fille

Haitians Have a Solution to Haiti’s Crisis

Since March 2021, Haitian civil society has been working hard to develop innovative, local solutions to the country’s problems, including a blueprint for a Haitian-led transition that could well forge a new path for the country. For that plan to work, the changes will need to be profound and transformative, and the process of implementing them as inclusive and empowering, as possible.

Monique Clesca, Monique Clesca

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ World Politics Review

Michael Shifter Video

Shifter: “The Summit will reflect that the political and diplomatic influence of the US has diminished substantially in the region”

On June 6 Michael Shifter, senior fellow of the Inter-American Dialogue, was interviewed by the Hopkins Podcast of Foreign Affairs about the IX Summit of the Americas held in Los Angeles. On top of the successes and shortcomings of the Summit, the conversation also covered the most recent developments of US foreign policy towards Latin America.

Michael Shifter

Podcasts ˙ ˙ Hopkins Podcast on Foreign Affairs

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

Michael Shifter habla sobre cómo reacciona América Latina a la invasión rusa en Ucrania Video

Shifter: “En este momento no veo otro país con un interés tan fuerte y con una alianza tan profunda como la de Colombia y Estados Unidos”

Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, habló con DW sobre la guerra en Ucrania y las posiciones de los países latinoamericanos sobre la invasión. Durante la entrevista se trataron temas como el potencial efecto de dicho conflicto para América Latina y el vinculo existente entre Estados Unidos y actores regionales.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ DW Español

Tom Shannon

Shannon: “[Putin] believes that the United States might have lost the stomach for a larger struggle against a determined enemy”

Ambassador Thomas Shannon, co-chair of the board of directors of the Inter-American dialogue, was interviewed on by StudioTulsa about his recent talk at the Tulsa Committee on Foreign Relations titled “Diplomacy in a Contested World: How to Keep the Peace and Advance American Prosperity in the 21st Century”. The discussion spanned topics from the Russian invasion of Ukraine to US foreign policy to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Thomas A. Shannon, Jr.

Interviews ˙ ˙ Public Radio Tulsa

Shifter in CGTN Video

Shifter: “We have seen the United States increasingly withdrawn from the region and a lot of attention being diverted elsewhere”

Michael Shifter, President of the Inter-American Dialogue, was interviewed by CGTN about the relations between China and Latin American countries. The conversation covered a wide array of topics ranging from the recent bilateral meetings that Chinese President Xi Jinping held with Argentine President Alberto Fernandez and Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso, as well as the stark contrast between Chinese and US influence in the Americas.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ CGTN

Photograph of Julissa Reynoso

Member in the News: Julissa Reynoso

Julissa Reynoso, former chief of staff to the First Lady Jill Biden and former US Ambassador to Uruguay, was sworn in by US Vice President Kamala Harris as US Ambassador to Spain and Andorra on January 6, 2022.

Julissa Reynoso

Member in the News ˙ ˙ Expansión

World Trade Center Lights

Remembering September 11, 2001

The 9/11 attacks in New York and Washington, DC were a defining moment in history that forever changed the United States and the world. As we commemorate the tragic day and reflect on its impact after 20 years, we share the following article written by Michael Shifter on October 8, 2001.

Michael Shifter

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Que Hacer

VP Harris speaking

Vice President Harris’ Trip to Mexico & Guatemala

The upcoming trip of Vice President Kamala Harris to Mexico and Guatemala will focus on a wide range of challenges, including corruption, violence, organized crime, lack of economic development, investment, job opportunities, and climate change. Our experts discuss the issues that are likely to be raised during this trip, possible points of contention, concerns around the rule of law and regional security, and the current and expected migration trends from Central America, among other topics.

Michael Shifter, Rebecca Bill Chavez, Manuel Orozco

Michael Shifter speaks in a seminar

Current Policy Issues in the United States/Latin America: An Overview

On May 24, Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, participated in a seminar organized by the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University where the state of domestic and US foreign affairs was discussed.

Michael Shifter

Presentations ˙ ˙ Maxwell-in-Washington | Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)