Covid-19 and Freedom of Expression in the Americas

This report from the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program and Edison Lanza provides a succinct assessment of freedom of expression developments in the Americas in the early months of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Catharine Christie, Edison Lanza, Michael Camilleri

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The United States nominated Mauricio Claver-Carone to head the Inter-American Development Bank. // File Photo: U.S. State Department.

Trump’s Pick for IDB Chief Could Hamstring Latin America’s Top Lender

For Latin American and Caribbean nations that will depend heavily on the Inter-American Development Bank to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic in the years to come, the implications of Mauricio Claver-Carone’s bid for the presidency are profound.

Michael Camilleri

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ World Politics Review

Michael Camilleri speaks at the event Video

Holding Kleptocrats to Account: Redirecting Frozen Assets and the International Anti-Corruption Court

On August 6, 2020, Michael Camilleri, director of the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program, spoke as a panelist at an event held by the World Refugee & Migration Council and Integrity Initiatives International to discuss two proposals designed to combat grand corruption and assist those who have been forcibly displaced as a result of this corruption.

Michael Camilleri

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ World Refugee & Migration Council / Integrity Initiatives International

Michael Camilleri and other panelists speak at WOLA's event Video

Rising Corruption and Undermining the Rule of Law in Latin America

Michael Camilleri spoke as a panelist at a public event on July 29, 2020 hosted by the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA). The panel discussed the current state of anti-corruption efforts and rule of law in Latin America and the Trump administration’s impact on human rights and democracy in the region.

Michael Camilleri

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ Washington Office on Latin America

Michael Camilleri speaks at an FGV event Video

The US Presidential Election and the Future of US-Brazil Relations

The Getúlio Vargas Foundation Escola de Relações Internacionais held a public online event on July 7 to discuss discuss current US-Brazil relations and implications of the upcoming US presidential election on the future of these relations. Michael Camilleri appeared as the featured speaker.

Michael Camilleri, Oliver Stuenkel

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ FGV Escola de Relações Internacionais

John Bolton delivers a speech at CPAC Video

Camilleri: “Estamos viviendo con un gobierno que no piensa en las consecuencias de sus acciones”

Michael Camilleri habló con Julio César Camacho en su programa de radio Democracia al Día acerca del nuevo libro de John Bolton, la política exterior de los Estados Unidos hacía Venezuela, la reforma policial en Estados Unidos y la elección entre el presidente Trump y el vicepresidente Joe Biden este año. 

Michael Camilleri, Julio César Camacho

Interviews ˙ ˙ Democracia al Día

Michael Camilleri speaks on NTN24's program Video

La batalla legal sobre los miles de millones robados de Venezuela

En esta entrevista para el programa NTN24, Michael Camilleri y Gustau Alegret hablan sobre la batalla legal que sigue entre los Estados Unidos y otras naciones sobre el destino de fondos congelados o confiscados de funcionarios corruptos venezolanos. ¿A quién pertenecen estos fondos y cómo se están utilizando?

Michael Camilleri, Gustau Alegret

Interviews ˙ ˙ NTN24

Michael Camilleri comenta sobre las manifestaciones de Estados Unidos en el canal El Financiero Video

Trump hace que la violencia suba de tono en Estados Unidos

En esta entrevista para el programa La Nota Dura en El Financiero, Michael Camilleri y Javier Risco hablan sobre la situación actual de las manifestaciones en los Estados Unidos y las reacciones del presidente Trump y los gobiernos estatales. 

Michael Camilleri, Javier Risco

Interviews ˙ ˙ El Financiero Bloomberg

Nicolas Maduro at a meeting with Putin Video

Failed Coup Adds to Venezuela’s Troubles

Host Brian Hanson interviews Michael Camilleri on the recent attempted coup in Venezuela and implications for both Maduro’s hold on power and US policy on The Chicago Council on Global Affairs’ podcast, Deep Dish.

Michael Camilleri, Ivan Briscoe, Brian Hanson

Podcasts ˙ ˙ Deep Dish

Nicolás Maduro

It’s Not the Time for War Games With Venezuela

The priority of the US in the country should be to avoid a humanitarian disaster, not sending naval destroyers.

Michael Shifter, Michael Camilleri

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ The New York Times

Portrait of Nicolás Maduro

Can Justice for Maduro Bring Peace to Venezuela?

On Tuesday, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo unveiled a detailed framework for restoring democracy in Venezuela that was immediately rejected by the man who would need to step aside for such a transition to occur: Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro.

Michael Camilleri

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Los Angeles Times

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The Long Road: Supporting Venezuelans through an Uncertain Future

A new report by the Venezuela Working Group, an initiative of the Inter-American Dialogue’s Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program, proposes a framework for future action based on a realistic assessment of Venezuela’s current trajectory.

Michael Camilleri

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Michael Camilleri talks about Trump reaction to Iowa caucus Video

El fracaso del caucus de Iowa

Michael Camilleri, director del programa de estado de derecho, habló con María Alejandra Requena de CNN para analizar lo que pasó en Iowa y la reacción del presidente Trump.

Michael Camilleri, María Alejandra Requena

Interviews ˙ ˙ CNN