On March 24, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a private discussion with Luis Vicente León, president of respected polling firm Datanálisis, on recent developments in Venezuela.
On March 24, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a public event to discuss perceptions of health investments in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and links between health outcomes, economic performance, and the well-being of citizens.
Across the Americas, political leadership committed to greater collaboration to tackle health, social, economic, and political challenges has been sorely lacking. The Dialogue is pleased to present the 2022 Linowitz report “The Case for Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere,” which provides an analysis of the interrelated challenges facing the Western Hemisphere today and policy proposals to enhance collaboration across the hemisphere, all with an eye towards the Ninth Summit of the Americas.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on government health spending in Latin America and the Caribbean.
This report provides a review of the trends that led to growth in family remittances in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2021. It points to a combination of factors that include increased migration, migrants prolonging their stay in the United States, use of digital transfers among others. It also introduces projections based on future migration and remittance sender changes in 2022.
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.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the effects of the Ukrainian invasion on hunger in Latin America.
Shifter: “El giro de la administración Biden hacia Venezuela en realidad venía de antes de la guerra en Ucrania”
Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, conversó con El Mercurio sobre el viaje a Caracas de altos funcionarios de Washington con el objetivo de encontrar alternativas al petróleo proveniente de Rusia en marco de la invasion rusa a Ucrania.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the growth of technology skills and businesses in the region.
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.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the tightening of economic cooperation between China and Argentina.
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.
Myers: “The [partnership] categories represent the extent to which a country prioritizes its relationship with China”
Margaret Myers, director of the Inter-American Dialogue’s Asia and Latin America Program, spoke with Newsweek about China’s extensive network of partnerships with countries from around the world and the system with which the People’s Republic ranks them.
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.
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.