On August 31st, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue supported the press conference “Latin American Press Under Siege,” organized by Fundamedios. The event focused on the worsening persecution of journalists across Latin America and called for the immediate release of detained journalists in Nicaragua, Venezuela, and Cuba.
Amna Nawaz from PBS NewsHour was promoted from senior national correspondent to chief correspondent, and she will also serve as the NewsHour’s White House correspondent.
On March 30, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue, with support from Global Affairs Canada, hosted the online event “Freedom of Expression and Elections in Nicaragua”. The panel discussed how restrictions on freedom of the press have affected journalism in the country, and how these restrictions will impact the upcoming elections on November 7 of this year.
On March 16, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue, Fundamedios, and the Institute for Advanced Studies of the Americas at the University of Miami, hosted Media and Democracy in the Americas IV, a conference that convened journalists, academics, and prominent researchers from Latin America and the United States.
On March 7, 2019, the Inter American Dialogue hosted an event titled “Media and Democracy in the Americas II: #NoSoyTuEnemigo.”
Regional integration, social inclusion, and the need for a more competitive business climate—discussed at the XVIII Annual CAF Conference