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.
On January 11, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a discussion on the Essequibo controversy, a significant geopolitical challenge in Latin America and the Caribbean.
In collaboration with USAID, LAPOP Lab and Vanderbilt University, the Inter-American Dialogue co-hosted the highly anticipated launch of the 2023 AmericasBarometer report.
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.
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.
On November 6, 2023, the Inter-American Dialogue and Global Americans were pleased to host President-elect Daniel Noboa for a discussion on his domestic and foreign policy priorities.
In the wake of the pivotal 2023 Argentine election, the Inter-American Dialogue convened a group of experts on November 21 to weigh in on energy policy under a Milei administration.
“Building Economic Resilience—Japan’s Evolving Approach to Engagement with Latin America” was the ninth in a series of Inter-American Dialogue-JALAC events considering Japan’s evolving approach to engagement with the Latin American region.
On October 24, 2023, US Ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS), Francisco Mora, delivered remarks at the Inter-American Dialogue outlining the US vision of a multilateral approach to mobilizing our hemisphere to take on the region’s greatest challenges and opportunities.
Art and Politics in Nicaragua: A Conversation with Carlos Fernando Chamorro and Luis Enrique Mejía Godoy
On November 14, 2023, the Inter-American Dialogue welcomed Luis Enrique Mejía Godoy, a Nicaraguan singer, composer, poet, and social activist, and award-winning Nicaraguan journalist, Carlos Fernando Chamorro to a conversational and musical dialogue that aimed to reflect on the political situation in Nicaragua through art.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.