On April 12, the Inter-American Dialogue partnered with the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute to host a conversation with Carlos Urzúa, the current Mexican Secretary of Finance and Public Credit.
On December 13, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted an event for corporate program members called “The Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean Next Year.”
The Dialogue, together with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), hosted an event on March 2nd to launch the study “The Cost of Crime in Latin America and the Caribbean” with Nathalie Alvarado, Principal Specialist in Citizen Security at the IDB; Laura Jaitman, Citizen Security Specialist at the IDB; Angela Me, Chief of the Research and Trend Analysis Brand at the UNODC; Desmond Arias, Associate Professor at Georgetown University; and Michael Shifter, President of the Dialogue.
The Continued Growth of Family Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2015
One of the greatest challenges that the Central American region faces is ensuring that economic development is sustainable and equitable.
Remittances can build prosperity, rather than simply sustain survival, in communities throughout Central America.
The Inter-American Dialogue is pleased to publish this working paper by Manuel Orozco, director of our program on Migration, Remittances, and Development, and Julia Yansura, program associate at the Dialogue. Our aim is to stimulate a broad and well-informed public debate on complex issues facing analysts, decision makers, and citizens…
The Inter-American Dialogue’s Congressional Members Working Group met on September 17, 2008 to discuss the challenges facing Afro-Colombians. The discussion focused on the main challenges that Afro-Colombians face and how these could be addressed.
Haitian President René Préval says that his country no longer deserves its “failed state” stigma, and he is right. Haiti’s recent progress is real and profound, but it is jeopardized by continued institutional dysfunction, including the government’s inexperience in working with Parliament.