Analysis

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Latin America After Covid-19: Just as Heterogeneous, Fragmented, and Irrelevant as Before…So Now What?

How does the Covid-19 pandemic affect Latin America’s insertion with the world? Andrés Malamud explored this topic in the book ‘Unfulfilled Promises’ in 2019. Today he reflects on how the pandemic has changed none of the trends he then identified. Rather, it has highlighted all of them: at the global level, we witness increasing multipolarity, failure of multilateral cooperation, and a Sino-American power transition; in Latin America, we observe structural heterogeneity, political fragmentation, and geopolitical irrelevance. Let us elaborate.

Andrés Malamud

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Unfulfilled Promises: Latin America Today

The World by Richard Haass Video

Member in the News: Richard Haass

Dialogue member Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, has published a new book titled The World: A Brief Introduction.

Richard Haass

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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 ˙

Member in the News: Ernesto Zedillo

Ernesto Zedillo speaks with David Dollar on the importance of globalization for developing countries, the erosion of multilateralism, and NAFTA.

Ernesto Zedillo, David Dollar,

Member in the News ˙ ˙ Brookings