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Inter-American Dialogue and Microsoft Convene Working Group on Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education to Strengthen Institutional Capacities for AI implementation in Latin America

Inter-American Dialogue and Microsoft, strategic allies on technology and education initiatives, convened a working group to strengthen institutional capacity to develop AI appropriation strategies in Latin American higher education institutions (HEIs).

Mercedes Davico, Lucas Martins Carvalho, Gemma Givens

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New Infrastructure—Emerging Trends in Chinese Investment in Latin America

On April 11, 2024, the Inter-American Dialogue partnered with Brazil-China Business Council (CEBC) to hold the joint event “New Infrastructure—Emerging Trends in Chinese Investment in Latin America,” which centered around the prospect and impact of China investment in LAC and specifically in Brazil, as well as the LAC region’s approach to fielding opportunities and risks associated with Chinese engagement.

Yifang Wang

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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

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Member in the News: Marina Silva

Marina Silva, Inter-American Dialogue member and minister of Environment and Climate Change in Brazil, has been named as one of the TIME’s 100 most influential people in 2024. 

Marina Silva

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In Memoriam: Bob Graham

The Inter-American Dialogue mourns the loss of Bob Graham, who passed away on April 16, 2024 at the age of 87. Bob Graham was governor of Florida from 1979 to 1987 and served 18 years in the US Senate as a representative of the state. Graham began his career in public service in 1966, when he was elected to the Florida House of Representatives. He served two terms in the House before running for the state’s Senate and eventually governor.

Michael Shifter

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What Do Protests Mean for Ecuador’s Mining Industry?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on protests by Indigenous groups against mining projects in Ecuador.

John Polga-Hecimovich, Gabriel Santelices, Santiago Paz, Marc Becker, Hernán Reyes Aguinaga, Mario Flor López, Juan Paz y Miño C.

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Taraciuk Broner: “Venezuela has been in crisis for a long time, but it has not always made headlines”

Tamara Taraciuk Broner, director of the Rule of Law program, participated in the podcast “Where Did the Migrant Crisis Come From?” on In the Room with Peter Bergen. She discussed the context and causes of the Venezuelan humanitarian and migration crisis, as well as the use of the lifting of US sanctions as leverage for fair elections.

Tamara Taraciuk Broner

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Perspectivas sobre Argentina con un Miembro Fundador de La Libertad Avanza

Para conocer los retos y oportunidades actuales de Argentina al igual que las prioridades de la nueva administración, el 4 de abril el Diálogo Interamericano y el Instituto Republicano Internacional (IRI) organizó una conversación con Ramiro Marra, miembro fundador de la coalición La Libertad Avanza y legislador de la ciudad de Buenos Aires.

Bernarda Jarrín

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Tres desafíos para la transición democrática frente a la sucesión dinástica

El consenso global, dentro y fuera del país, es que el principal objetivo de Nicaragua como nación es derrotar el proyecto de sucesión dinástica del régimen actual, para abrir el camino hacia una transición democrática. La realidad obliga a diferenciar entre la lucha por alcanzar el cambio político, y cómo gobernar democráticamente. El denominador común, sin embargo, sigue siendo el mismo, crear una coalición con capacidad de lograr el cambio, y con capacidad de gobernar democráticamente.

Manuel Orozco

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Orozco: “[En Nicaragua] se han eliminado los partidos políticos”

En una entrevista con Televicentro (TVC) el 11 de abril de 2024, Manuel Orozco, director del programa Migración, Remesas y Desarrollo del Diálogo Interamericano, subrayó las acciones antidemocráticas del gobierno de Nicaragua, la captura del Estado que se desarrolla en el país y ofreció algunos estadísticas para ilustrarla.

Manuel Orozco

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How Important Are Guatemala and the U.S. to Each Other?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on Guatemala’s relationship with the United States.

Nicolás Mariscal, Regina Bateson, Donald J. Planty, Ana María Méndez-Dardón

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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

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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

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