Analysis

Cover Photo Uruguay Policy Brief

Uruguay: Insecurity and Organized Crime

On June 4, 2024, the Inter-American Dialogue’s Rule of Law Program and Ágora published a policy brief, “Uruguay: Insecurity and Organized Crime.” This is the first policy brief in a series on security policies and the rule of law in the region launched by the Dialogue’s Rule of Law Program.

Ines Fynn, Juan Pablo Luna

Reports ˙ ˙ Download the Policy Brief (in Spanish)

Photo of report cover for report

Women, Remittances, and Financial Inclusion in Guatemala

On May 24, 2024, the Inter-American Dialogue released the report “Women, Remittances, and Financial Inclusion in Guatemala.” The report, produced by Manuel Orozco, director of the Migration, Remittances, and Development program, provides a financial characterization of women in Guatemala, explores barriers to financial inclusion, and outlines a path toward greater financial independence.

Manuel Orozco

Reports ˙ ˙ Download the Report

Photo of report cover depicting teacher with students in a classroom

Escuela Plus And Audiovisual Programming As An Educational Tool

In this report, the Inter-American Dialogue presents the results of its study on the Escuela Plus program experience and the role of satellite television in educational practices.

Sarah Stanton, Ariel Fiszbein, Anna Herrero Tejada

Reports ˙ ˙ Download the Report

Photo of report cover

English for Employment in Guatemala

The following report provides new evidence and information on English language teaching and learning for employment in Guatemala.

Denisse Vásquez, Aimée Rivas, Silvia Rosal, Verónica Spross

Reports ˙ ˙ Download the Report

Mexico Report Cover

A Threat to Judicial Independence: Constitutional Reform Proposals in Mexico

On May 2, 2024, the Dialogue’s Rule of Law Program, the Stanford Law School’s Rule of Law Impact Lab, and the Mexican Bar Association released a report analyzing the constitutional reform proposals presented by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to the Mexican Congress in February 2024. The report concludes that the proposals directed at the federal judiciary constitute a direct threat to judicial independence.

Daniel Caballero, Adriana García

Reports ˙ ˙ Download Report

Photo of report cover

Alternative Credentials: A Best Practice Guide for Latin America and the Caribbean

This study presents a guide for higher education institutions (HEIs) and institutions with non-academic training functions. The guide aims to document the current adoption of alternative credentials, the main barriers and opportunities for institutions, and finally, offer recommendations and practical lessons for their implementation.

Anna Herrero Tejada

Reports ˙ ˙ Download the Report

Informe de México

México: Informes de Progreso de Políticas de Primera Infancia

El Informe de Progreso de Políticas de Primera Infancia de México, elaborado por Mexicanos Primero, busca medir el avance hacia el cumplimiento de los acuerdos de la Agenda Regional para el Desarrollo Integral de la Primera Infancia.

Mexicanos Primero, Diálogo Interaméricano, Pacto por la Primera Infancia

Reports ˙ ˙ Descargue el Informe

Photo of the report cover for

State Collapse and the Protection of Remittance Payments

On April 9, 2024, the Inter-American Dialogue released the report “State Collapse and the Protection of Remittance Payments.” The report, produced by Manuel Orozco, director of the Migration, Remittances, and Development program, and Patrick Springer, program associate, examines the extent to which the current crisis in Haiti can be characterized as state failure. The report examines state failure in Haiti, its effects on the daily lives of Haitians, the Haitian economy, and how it is impacting remittance systems in the country and concludes with a strategy for ensuring successful and safe remittance transfers to the Caribbean nation.

Manuel Orozco, Patrick Springer

Reports ˙ ˙ Download the Report

Photo of report cover for

State Capture in Nicaragua – The Case for International Pressure

On April 3, 2024, the Inter-American Dialogue released the memo “State Capture in Nicaragua – The Case for International Pressure.” The report, produced by Manuel Orozco, director of the Migration, Remittances, and Development program, highlights how members of the Nicaraguan government have engaged in state capture, the role of international financial institutions in preventing state captures, and provides a look into external financing, its consequences, and the Nicaraguan economy at-large.

Manuel Orozco

Reports ˙ ˙ Download the Report

Photo of report cover for

Remittances to Cuba and the Marketplace in 2024

On March 22, 2024, the Inter-American Dialogue released the report “Remittances to Cuba and the Marketplace in 2024.” The report, produced by Manuel Orozco, director of the Migration, Remittances, and Development program, analyzes money transfers to Cuba, their changing composition, the evolution of origination regulation, and this evolution’s impact on the Cuban economy.

Manuel Orozco

Reports ˙ ˙ Download the Report

Darlin Bejarano, UACP, Gobernación de Boyacá, Colombia

Latin American Forum for Educational Connectivity: Summary and Future Agenda

In the following summary, the Inter-American Dialogue introduces the key messages, lessons learned, recommendations, and valuable experiences shared by key participants during the event Education in the Digital Age: Latin American Forum for Educational Connectivity.

Foro Latinoamericano para la Conectividad Educativa

Reports ˙ ˙ Download the Report

Photo of report cover

Chile: Informes de Progreso de Políticas de Primera Infancia

Si bien Chile cuenta con una política de desarrollo nacional con reconocimiento legal y sostenibilidad institucional, así como con mecanismos de evaluación del desarrollo de la primera infancia, queda mucho por hacer para mejorar la articulación interministerial, la efectividad de los estándares de calidad, el uso efectivo de los datos de las mediciones de desarrollo infantil, y la colaboración formal entre distintos actores.

Centro de Estudios Primera Infancia

Reports ˙ ˙ Descargue el Informe