A Latin America Advisor Q&A on the candidates to watch ahead of Peru’s upcoming presidential election on April 11.
El 3 de diciembre del 2020 marcó la 33ª reunión anual del Grupo de Trabajo sobre América Latina (LAWG, por sus siglas en inglés), una de las iniciativas más duraderas del Diálogo.
Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, spoke with Rafael Romo of CNN about the ongoing crisis in Peru and the upcoming presidential elections taking place early next year.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the ouster of President Martín Vizcarra in Peru.
On November 13, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted the event “What Next for a Troubled Peru?” to discuss the impeachment of Peruvian president Martín Vizcarra. The event addressed Peru’s political crisis in the context of the economic and public health crises the country has already been facing.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ takes on Peru’s latest political crisis as tensions mount between President Martín Vizcarra and Congress.
On June 30, 2020, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted “Peru’s Covid-19 Outbreak,” a webinar featuring Alberto Vergara, Lucía Dammert, and Carolina Trivelli. The discussion focused on the political and institutional dimensions of the Covid-19 pandemic in Peru as the country faces some of the worst infection rates in the world.
In a first, Peruvians voted in a legislative election held separately from a presidential ballot. President Martin Vizcarra dissolved the legislature last year, amid an anti-corruption campaign. Michael Shifter spoke with CGTN’s Roee Ruttenberg about the vote and what it means for Peru going forward.
On Sunday, January 26 Peru will hold extraordinary elections for congress after President Martin Vizcarra dissolved it in September last year. Michael Shifter discussed with BBC Newshour what this election means for Peru.
What is the political outlook in Latin America? Will Brazil’s Congress continue to govern independent of the erratic, but somewhat business-friendly President Jair Bolsonaro? Will Mexico’s nationalist-leftist president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (popularly known as AMLO) try to extend his power? Will Argentina’s new president Alberto Fernandez govern independently of his vice president Cristina Kirchner? Will Colombia become a new Chile in terms of riots? What will happen in Chile this year? And will Peru be able to return to political stability? Michael Shifter discussed in this interview with Latinvex.
Is President Vizcarra more emboldened than ever after his standoff with Congress?
Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, participó en el programa Batalla Política de NTN24, donde fue entrevistado sobre Ecuador, Martín Vizcarra, las elecciones en Argentina, y lo que podríamos esperar de un gobierno de Alberto Fernández y Cristina Fernández.