At an in-person event organized by the Inter-American Dialogue, along with CESCOS (Center for the Study of Contemporary Open Societies) and the University ORT in Uruguay, panelists analyzed the popularity of President Bukele despite allegations of abuses committed in the context of the state of exception adopted in the country, the impact of punitive security policies on the rule of law, attempts to export Bukele’s model to the region, and alternative strategies to counter abusive security policies.
Tamara Taraciuk Broner, director of the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program at the Inter-American Dialogue, spoke with Channel 4 in the United Kingdom on President Nayib Bukele’s state of emergency and its impact on rights.
Dr. Rebecca Bill Chavez, president and CEO of the Inter-American Dialogue and Antonia Urrejola, former foreign minister of Chile came together for an exchange titled, “Bolstering Democratic Governance Through Foreign Policy.”
Tamara Taraciuk Broner, Director of the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program at the Inter-American Dialogue, spoke with the Washington Post about the impact of President Nayib Bukele’s security strategy on democracy and the region.
Taraciuk Broner: “The US, the region, and the European Union need to be good neighbors and that means paying closer attention to what is happening in Cuba today.”
Tamara Taraciuk Broner, director of the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program of the Inter-American Dialogue provided her analysis on the situation in Cuba. The conversation covers analysis on the latest developments in Cuba. What is happening with the protests and what elements should be observed? How does the picture look from the outside? What could be coming and what can be done?
A Latin America Advisor Q&A on the challenges facing Peru’s new president, Dina Boluarte, following the ouster of her predecessor, Pedro Castillo.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on the results of the Colombian presidential election.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the upcoming Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles.
This report outlines the consequences of the Nicaraguan government’s impunity and offers a series of recommendations for international engagement that could lead to workable solutions.
Santiago Canton and Benjamin Gedan offered recommendations for how to increase transparency and combat corruption in Latin America in an article for the Georgetown Journal for International Affairs
Testimony by Program Director Margaret Myers on China’s Role in Latin America and the Caribbean to Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Across the Americas, political leadership committed to greater collaboration to tackle health, social, economic, and political challenges has been sorely lacking. The Dialogue is pleased to present the 2022 Linowitz report “The Case for Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere,” which provides an analysis of the interrelated challenges facing the Western Hemisphere today and policy proposals to enhance collaboration across the hemisphere, all with an eye towards the Ninth Summit of the Americas.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on Chile’s new progressive president, Gabriel Boric.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on what can be expected from the June 2022 Summit of the Americas.
On January 12th, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a panel of experts to explore the changing political situation in Nicaragua. The panel, called “Nicaragua 2022: Is a Political Transition Possible?” was aimed at discussing the extent of a possible democratic transition in Nicaragua in 2022.