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The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted treatments for noncommunicable diseases. The Simón Bolívar Hospital in Bogotá is pictured above. // File Photo: EEIM via Creative Commons.

How Can the Region Ensure Treatment for Existing Conditions?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the treatment of noncommunicable diseases in Latin America and the Caribbean amid Covid-19.

Alicia Bárcena, Julio Frenk, Rolf Hoenger, María Luisa Ávila, Ansel Hennis, Felicia Knaul, Michael Touchton

Latin America Advisor ˙

Can Latin America Find a Faster Path to Digital Government?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on the progress and challenges of digital government in Latin America and the Caribbean.

João Pacheco, Carlos Santiso, Silvina Moschini, Laura Gaviria Halaby, Luis Tejerina

Latin America Advisor ˙

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo earlier this month said the United States was withdrawing from the World Health Organization, whose headquarters in Geneva is pictured above. // File Photo: World Health Organization.

Is the United States Right to Withdraw From the WHO?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw from the World Health Organization.

Andrew Rudman, Ross Marchand, Katherine Bliss, Carlos Espinal

Latin America Advisor ˙

Afro-descendants in Latin America are being hit particularly hard in areas including the favelas of Rio de Janeiro. // File Photo: pixabay.com.

How Hard Is Covid Hitting the Region’s Afro-Descendants?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting Afro-descendant communities in the region.

Judith Morrison, Gladys Mitchell-Walthour, Raymond A. Joseph, Maria Velez de Berliner

Latin America Advisor ˙

A Honduran prison. // File Photo: Honduran Government.

Can the Northern Triangle Contain a Prison Pandemic?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ takes on the coronavirus outbreaks in Northern Triangle prisons.

Barry McCaffrey, Adam Blackwell, Yulia Vorobyeva, Tiziano Breda

Latin America Advisor ˙

Part of the statement over the image of a bird and flower in the background

Member in the News: Yolanda Kakabadse

Dialogue member Yolanda Kakabadse, together with eight environmental leaders from throughout the region, released on May 27, 2020 the declaration “Principles for a Sustainable Future for Latin America in Times of Pandemic and Global Crisis.”

Yolanda Kakabadse

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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 ˙

Image of Earth in outer space, taken by NASA.

Will the Pandemic Lead to a Less Globalized World?

Will the post-coronavirus world see a significant shift away from multilateralism, and which countries in Latin America and the Caribbean would stand to gain or lose the most in this context?

Rebecca Bill Chavez, Kenneth Maxwell, Isabel de Saint Malo, José Antonio Ocampo

Latin America Advisor ˙

A vendor in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, is pictured above.

How Can Latin America Help Its Most Vulnerable?

In what ways is Covid-19 affecting informal workers in the Americas, and which governments have implemented the best measures to protect informal sectors, both in terms of health care services and economic relief?

Santiago Levy, Betilde Muñoz-Pogossian, Sebastián Acha, Lauren M. Allen, Audriana Rodriguez, Charles T. Call

Latin America Advisor ˙