Analysis

Panelists at Wall Street Event at the Dialogue Video

Wall Street’s Influence on Democracy in Latin America

While the market inherently lacks the ability to discriminate between democratic and undemocratic regimes, the identification of autocracy as a tangible risk factor is crucial. Investors must recognize that supporting non-democratic regimes ultimately undermines their own interests.

Daniel Caballero

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Panelist at the Event Mobilizing Youth for Democracy Video

Mobilizing Youth for Democracy and Human Rights

In commemoration of Human Rights Day, the Inter-American Dialogue, together with the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Embassy of Liechtenstein to the United States, spoke with Latin American youth leaders from Ecuador, Colombia, El Salvador, and Cuba, about civic and political participation amid democratic setbacks.

Daniel Caballero, Patrick Springer

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La agenda ambiental y climática en Colombia: autoridades locales hablan

Colombia ha sido ejemplar en la apuesta por una transformación económica verde. Para reconocer sus esfuerzos y escuchar más sobre los retos y logros de la agenda ambiental local en Colombia, el Diálogo Interamericano reunió a cinco figuras locales para discutir sus planes y ambiciones.  

Michael Kerns

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Remilitarization in Central America

On Thursday October 12, 2023, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a private event with IBI Consultants to celebrate the publication of the report “Remilitarization in Central America: A Comparable and Regional Analysis.”

Marianne Richardson

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Panelists speaking at the Seventh Annual Latin America Energy Conference

Panelists Discuss the Oil Peak, the IRA and CHIPS, and Decarbonization Strategies

The Seventh Annual Latin America Energy Conference convened experts to explore how tools like energy diplomacy, strategic investments, regulation, technology, and information could square these countries’ urgent need to decarbonize with their continued extraction of fossil fuel resources.

Michael Kerns

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Panelists at the event on What's Next for the International Response to Venezuela Video

What’s Next for the International Response to Venezuela?

At an in-person event organized by the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, Chatham House, and the Inter-American Dialogue, panelists discussed the consequences of Venezuela’s crisis in anticipation of 2024, a pivotal year in which presidential elections are scheduled to take place.

Daniel Caballero, Trinidad Lorente

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A Conversation with Guyana’s President Irfaan Ali

On September 13, 2023, President Irfaan Ali joined Inter-American Dialogue President & CEO Rebecca Bill Chavez for a conversation on sustainable management of oil & gas revenue and the future of US-Guyana ties.

Bernarda Jarrín

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Democracy Under Siege: The Region’s Reaction to Bukele

At an in-person event organized by the Inter-American Dialogue, along with CESCOS (Center for the Study of Contemporary Open Societies) and the University ORT in Uruguay, panelists analyzed the popularity of President Bukele despite allegations of abuses committed in the context of the state of exception adopted in the country, the impact of punitive security policies on the rule of law, attempts to export Bukele’s model to the region, and alternative strategies to counter abusive security policies. 

Daniel Caballero

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