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A health care worker in Chile is pictured getting the Covid-19 vaccination.

How Well Are Covid Vaccinations Going in Latin America?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on widespread vaccination programs in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Maria Luisa Ávila, Katherine E. Bliss, Arachu Castro, Paulo M. Buss, Cuauhtémoc Ruiz Matus, Felicia M. Knaul, Michael Touchton

Latin America Advisor ˙

Antonio Costa (R), who took over Brazil’s National Indian Foundation in January, was sacked last week by officials at the Justice Ministry, a decision Costa says stemmed from his willingness to stand up to powerful political and business elites. // File Photo: Government of Brazil.

How Should Brazil Resolve Disputes With Its Indigenous?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Brazil’s handling of a 2017 land dispute between indigenous tribes and rural farmers.

Christian Poirier, Tom Griffiths, Kevin Healy, Carlos Mateo Paz-Soldan

Latin America Advisor ˙

Joe Biden at a podium.

Can Biden Rebuild U.S. Credibility in Latin America?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on the Biden presidency in the United States following tense weeks since the Jan. 6 breach of the Capitol.

Maria Velez de Berliner, Nicolás Mariscal, Jason Marczak, John Feeley, Rubens Barbosa, Isabel Saint Malo, Roberta Lajous

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2018

On April 4, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted its yearly event on remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean, “Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2018.” The event brought together a panel of experts for a discussion of 2018 remittance flows, the outlook for 2019,  and issues influencing the marketplace.

Natali Solano

Event Summaries ˙

World Bank Chief Economist Carmen Reinhart said this month that Latin America is too dependent upon external finance. // File Photo: Inter-American Dialogue.

Is Latin America & the Caribbean Facing Insolvency?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the risks of debt insolvency in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Alicia Bárcena, Adam Boehler, Ernesto Revilla, Joydeep Mukherji

Latin America Advisor ˙

Peruvian lawmakers are considering an overhaul of the country’s pension system. An office of Peruvian pension fund manager AFP Integra is pictured before the Covid-19 pandemic.

Will Peru’s Pension System Undergo a Major Reform?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the effects of proposed changes to Peru’s pension system.

Luis Miguel Castilla, Cristian Rodriguez, Mercedes Aráoz, Pablo Antolin, Pedro Francke

Latin America Advisor ˙

People lining up outside a job fair in Colombia. // File Photo: Colombian Government.

Can Latin America Replace Jobs Lost in the Pandemic?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on unemployment in the region and how to recover the 34 million jobs lost due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Salvador Paiz, Gimena Sánchez-Garzoli, Manuel Agosin

Latin America Advisor ˙

Donald Trump and Joe Biden (L-R) pictured in their first debate Sept. 29 in Cleveland.

How Do Latin Americans View the U.S. Election?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the 2020 U.S. presidential election between Donald Trump and Joe BIden.

Carolina Goic, Arturo Sarukhan, Betilde Muñoz-Pogossian, Diego Arria, Rubens Barbosa

Latin America Advisor ˙

Around the world, including in Latin America and the Caribbean, the number of cases of the novel coronavirus, or Covid-19, has grown exponentially. Governments have implemented increasingly tough restrictions to try to contain the spread.

How Well Are Latin American Nations Handling Covid-19?

How are Latin American and Caribbean nations coping with the spread of the new coronavirus?

Andrés Rozental, María L. Ávila-Agüero, Katherine Bliss, Alejandro Chafuen, Adriano Massuda

Latin America Advisor ˙

An airplane is pictured.

When Will Air Travel Get Back to Normal in Latin America?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on air travel restrictions and reopening coordination amid Covid-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Landon Loomis, Helane Becker, Rafael Echevarne, Eliseo Llamazares, Peter Cerdá, Carlos Ozores

Latin America Advisor ˙

Governments throughout Latin America have employed sweeping emergency measures to fight the coronavirus pandemic. In Peru, President Martín Vizcarra has ordered the military to enforce the country’s quarantine. // File Photo: Peruvian Government.

Will Emergency Measures Amid the Pandemic Threaten Democracies?

Are emergency measures to fight the coronavirus pandemic putting Latin American and Caribbean democracies at risk?

Kevin Casas-Zamora, Shannon O’Neil, Sergio Bitar, Nicolás Mariscal, Maria Velez de Berliner, Nicolás Marsical

Latin America Advisor ˙

Patient is pictured in a hospital bed.

Will Covid Change How Latin America Provides Health Care?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on improving Latin America and the Caribbean’s health care.

Jaana Remes, Rolf Hoenger, María del Rocío Sáenz Madrigal, Arachu Castro

Latin America Advisor ˙

Governments in Latin America, including Chilean Education Ministry officials, pictured above, are working on plans that involve social distancing for when students return to schools. // File Photo: Chilean Government.

Will Latin America’s Schools Be Able to Reopen Safely?

Do schools in Latin America and the Caribbean have enough government funding and resources to both educate students and protect their health amid Covid-19?

Ariel Fiszbein, Timothy Scully, Michael C. Lisman, Maria Soledad Bos

Latin America Advisor ˙