A Conversation with Joaquín Villalobos

Villalobos Inter-American Dialogue

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Villalobos, a leader of the Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front (FMLN) during El Salvador’s civil war in the 1980s and an Inter-American Dialogue member who has recently pursued graduate studies at Oxford University, joined the Dialoogue to share his thoughts and insights on a variety of pressing regional issues, including: the outlook for Colombia’s peace process with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia or FARC (Villalobos is currently advising the government on this question);  possible scenarios in Venezuela and critical choices facing the government and opposition; approaches to deal with security, political and social challenges in Central America’s Northern Triangle countries – Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador; advances and setbacks in Mexico’s security situation (Villalobos was a consultant to the previous Mexican government); and the significance and implications of Washington’s recent rapprochement with Havana for hemispheric affairs and possible changes in Cuba in coming years.

A complete event summary is only available in Spanish. 


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