Analysis

Michael Shifter en DW Video

Shifter: “Hay algunos países petroleros en América Latina que van a sacar beneficios de la prohibición de la compra de petróleo ruso y de las sanciones impuestas”

El 18 de marzo 2022, Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, dialogó con Deutsche Welle sobre los impactos de la invasión Rusa de Ucrania en la región Latinoamericana. Al centro de la discusión estuvieron los efectos sobre las cadenas de suministro globales de commodities, la inflación que ha generado el conflicto y las demandas sociales.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ Deutsche Welle

Brazil is seeking new supplies of fertilizer to replace the potential loss of supplies from Russia. A sugar cane field in Brazil is pictured. // File Photo: Brazilian Government.

Will War in Europe Worsen Hunger in Latin America?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the effects of the Ukrainian invasion on hunger in Latin America.

Devry Boughner Vorwerk, Diana Chávez, Johanna Mendelson Forman, Lidia Fromm Cea, Shunko Rojas

Latin America Advisor ˙

Tech companies in the United States are increasingly looking to Latin America and the Caribbean to fill positions. // File Photo: NegativeSpace.

Can Latin America Meet the Demand for Tech Talent?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the growth of technology skills and businesses in the region.

Sarah Stanton, Craig Dempsey, Silvina Moschini

Latin America Advisor ˙

collage of Restrepo, Shifter, and Bogota

Private Roundtable with Colombian Finance Minister José Manuel Restrepo

On February 17, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a private roundtable with Colombian Finance Minister José Manuel Restrepo. The discussion centered on the country’s economic outlook for the next year and the measures needed for it to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Andrea Colombo

Event Summaries ˙

What Will Argentina Gain From More Chinese Investment?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the tightening of economic cooperation between China and Argentina.

Tara Hariharan, MK Vereen, Rasheed Griffith, Jorge Heine, Claudio M. Loser, Daniel Montamat

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Private Roundtable: 2022 Economic Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean

On February 16, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue’s Corporate Program hosted a private roundtable for members to meet with Ilan Goldfajn from the IMF, Bill Maloney from the World Bank and Fitch Ratings’ Shelly Shetty to discuss the economic outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Andrea Colombo

Event Summaries ˙

Shifter in CGTN Video

Shifter: “We have seen the United States increasingly withdrawn from the region and a lot of attention being diverted elsewhere”

Michael Shifter, President of the Inter-American Dialogue, was interviewed by CGTN about the relations between China and Latin American countries. The conversation covered a wide array of topics ranging from the recent bilateral meetings that Chinese President Xi Jinping held with Argentine President Alberto Fernandez and Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso, as well as the stark contrast between Chinese and US influence in the Americas.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ CGTN

Fernandez and Xi Jinping

¿Qué significa ser parte de la Franja y la Ruta de China?

Durante la reciente visita presidencial a Pekín, la Argentina adhirió formalmente a la Iniciativa de la Franja y la Ruta de China, conocida como BRI, por sus siglas en inglés. Es una buena oportunidad para analizar los alcances y límites de esta iniciativa, aclarando algunos malentendidos que podrían llevar a conclusiones simplistas o equivocadas.

Bruno Binetti

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ La Nación

The committee that is to draft a new Chilean Constitution is considering mine nationalizations. Formal sessions of the constitutional convention began Tuesday in the Chamber of Deputies of the former National Congress building. // File Photo: Chilean Government.

Will Chile Move to Nationalize Lithium and Copper Mines?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the potential nationalization of Chile’s lithium and copper mines.

Sergio Bitar, Thea Riofrancos, Kathleen C. Barclay, Mariano Machado, Nelson Altamirano

Latin America Advisor ˙

U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm met with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Jan. 20 in Mexico City to discuss Mexico’s oil-centric energy reforms. // Photo: @SecGranholm via Twitter.

What Would AMLO’s Power Sector Plan Mean for Mexico?

A Latin America Energy Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Mexican President López Obrador’s power sector plan.

Gerónimo Gutiérrez Fernández, Amy Glover Drake, Earl Anthony Wayne, Pamela Starr, Larry B. Pascal, Nicolas Lloreda

Energy Advisor ˙

Photograph of Shifter and Jensen Video

Ahead of 2022 Elections, Recovery Options in Latin America

In his interview with the Georgetown Americas Institute, Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, talks with Muni Jensen, series host, about Latin America’s electoral agenda, the climate agenda, economic recovery, and his leadership at the Dialogue.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ Georgetown Americas Institute

Photo of Manuel Orozco at the Inter-American Dialogue Office

Orozco: La gestión de Harris con respecto a lidiar con la ola migratoria ha sido mediocre.

Manuel Orozco, director del Programa de Migraciones, Remesas y Desarrollo del Diálogo Interamericano, compartió su análisis sobre la llegada de Xiomara Castro a la presidencia de Honduras. Durante la entrevista se converso tambien sobre el viaje de la vicepresidente de los Estados Unidos, Kamala Harris, al acto de inauguracion presidencial y las oportunidades para que se estreche la relacion entre ambos paises. 

Manuel Orozco

Interviews ˙ ˙ Voz de America

Even though Argentina and the International Monetary Fund have been discussing a debt restructuring for a year and a half, there is still no agreement, Finance Minister Martín Guzmán said recently. // File Photo: Argentine Government.

Will Argentina Be Able to Reach a Deal With the IMF?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Argentina’s debt restructuring efforts with the IMF.

Claudio Loser, Kezia McKeague, Alberto Ramos, Alberto Bernal

Latin America Advisor ˙