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Libertad de la prensa y democracia bajo ataque en Guatemala

El Diálogo Interamericano patrocinó un evento para explorar las implicaciones de la detención del renombrado periodista José Rubén Zamora, fundador de elPeriódico, quien fue arrestado por la administración de presidente de Guatemala.

Danielle Carr

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What Will Climate Investments Mean for Latin America?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on climate commitments in the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act and their impact on Latin America and the Caribbean.

MK Vereen, Nate Graham, José Goldemberg, Leila Salazar-López, Diana Chavez

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Member in the News: Helene Gayle

Dr. Helene Gayle, president of Spelman College, has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Gates Foundation.

Helene Gayle

Member in the News ˙ ˙ Gates Foundation

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Are Covid Lessons Helping the Region Fight Monkeypox?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the monkeypox outbreak in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Antonio Vergara, Mariana Rico, Luis Benveniste, Sarah Aiosa

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Digital Teaching Competencies Compendium

This report, elaborated by Latin America Coalition for Teaching Excellence, studies initiatives that have strengthened teachers’ digital skills in Latin America. Specifically, it addresses the digital competency frameworks that exist in the region, teacher training experiences, and the evaluation processes implemented to measure progress in digital teaching skills.

Sarah Stanton, Alejandra Vargas Durango, Latin American Coalition for Excellence in Teaching

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Photo of Peru’s Las Bambas mine, which restarted copper production last month following a two-month shutdown due to protests at the site. // File Photo: TV Perú.

How Much Will Protests Threaten Mining Investment?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on how protests in Peru will affect mining investment from countries like China.

Sergio Bitar, Margaret Myers, Jiang Shixue, Maiah Jaskoski, Patricia I. Vásquez, R. Kirk Sherr, Lawrence J. Gumbiner

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Great Expectations: Colombian Energy Policy under Petro

As part of his energy and climate campaign promises, Colombian President-elect Gustavo Petro’s intention to halt oil exploration and pilot fracking projects and accelerate the transition to renewable energy raises questions about the direction of energy policy in the country.

Simón Ladino Cano

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Photo of Gustavo Petro, who takes office Sunday as Colombia’s president, could make changes to Colombian policy in areas including trade and anti-drug efforts. // File Photo: @petrogustavo via Twitter.

Will Colombia-U.S. Relations Change Under Petro?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on how Colombia-U.S. relations could change under Colombia’s new president, Gustavo Petro.

Michael Shifter, Sergio Guzmán, Maria Velez de Berliner, Gimena Sánchez-Garzoli

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Member in the News: Julissa Reynoso

Julissa Reynoso, US Ambassador to Spain, received the Global Gift Women’s Empowerment Award for her work supporting social programs that improve quality of life and care for immigrants in the United States.

Julissa Reynoso

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Photo of a pro-TPS rally. Some U.S. lawmakers are urging the Biden administration to extend Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, for Nicaraguan migrants. // File Photo: Northwestern University.

Will the U.S. Gov’t Extend Protections for Nicaraguans?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on the possibility of extending Temporary Protective Status to Nicaraguans in the United States.

Manuel Orozco, Edison Lanza, Tim Kaine, Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick, Louis DeSipio

Latin America Advisor ˙

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In Memoriam: Roberto Murray Meza

The Inter-American Dialogue mourns the loss of Roberto “Bobby” Murray Meza, who passed away on July 27, 2022 at the age of 76. Murray was CEO of Grupo Agrisal, president of the Fundación Rafael Meza Ayau, one of 500 Latin American leaders identified by Bloomberg Línea in 2021, and a member of the Inter-American Dialogue since 1994.

Manuel Orozco

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La venganza de los autócratas es secuestrar la democracia

Los países miembros de la recién creada Alianza para el Desarrollo en Democracia tienen un compromiso político, moral y económico de rescatar la democracia del secuestro de los autócratas.

Manuel Orozco

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