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Biden’s Central America Plan – Perspectives from the Region

On February 17, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted the online event “Biden’s Central America Plan – Perspectives from the Region” in partnership with Creative Associates International. Taking into account the Biden administration’s plan for Central America, speakers addressed the region’s doubts, needs and aspirations with respect to US partnerships toward short-term and long-term development in the region.

Worth Talley

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The Return of Latin America’s Military

Rebecca Bill Chavez warns in an article for the New York Times on that as we enter a global democratic recession, we must not ignore increasing trends of militarization in Latin America.

Rebecca Bill Chavez

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ New York Times

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Nafta’s Renegotiation Risks National Security

Rebecca Bill Chavez writes for the New York Times on strained relations between the United States and Mexico following the Trump administration’s threats to the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Rebecca Bill Chavez

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ New York Times

A Conversation with Bill Richardson

As the global financial crisis continues to alter US relations with the hemisphere, greater engagement in the region remains critical to US interests.

Rachel Schwartz

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Will the New US Aid Plan for Central America Be Successful?

Will Central American governments spend the money effectively? Do the countries in the isthmus have a good plan to fight the drug cartels?

Francisco Altschul, Francisco Villagrán de León, Kevin Casas-Zamora, James M. Meyer