Oil and Politics in Latin America

CSIS Center for Strategic & International Studies

In a conversation with Richard Miles, Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic & International Studies, Lisa Viscidi explains the potential implications of this year’s elections in Latin America’s top oil-producing countries. Political changes in Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, and Venezuela will affect oil output, with effects felt both domestically and in the United States. Furthermore, Mexico’s historic energy reforms are at risk of slowing or changing course. 

Listen to the full episode of 35 West, the podcast of the CSIS Americas Program, here.