Analysis

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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 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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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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Pivotal States: A New Era for U.S.-Brazil Relations?

Director of the Carnegie Endowment’s American Statecraft Program, Chris Chivvis, spoke with Margaret Myers, director of the Asia & Latin America Program at the Inter-American Dialogue, and Matias Spektor, Dialogue member, on Washington’s strategic alternatives in its relations with Brazil.

Margaret Myers

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Bolstering Democratic Governance Through Foreign Policy

Dr. Rebecca Bill Chavez, president and CEO of the Inter-American Dialogue and Antonia Urrejola, former foreign minister of Chile came together for an exchange titled, “Bolstering Democratic Governance Through Foreign Policy.”

Anastasia Chacón González

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CAF Conference - Session IV

Women’s Economic Empowerment – Fostering an Equitable and Inclusive Digital Economy

“Women’s Economic Empowerment – Fostering an Equitable and Inclusive Digital Economy,” focused on women’s inclusion in the digital transformation, discussing methods to bridge the digital divide between men and women by investing in digital upskilling, online financial management services and social services, and entrepreneurship programs.

Anastasia Chacón González

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Making Migration and Growth Work Together

Andrew Selee, president of the Migration Policy Institute, Kelly Gallego Massaro, president of ABRACAM-Associação Brasileira de Câmbio, and Sergio Sagastume, CEO of Amigo Paisano joined Manuel Orozco, director of the Migration and Remittances Program at the Inter-American Dialogue for this important panel. 

Anastasia Chacón González

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