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Remittances and Development in Honduras – Bridging Opportunities

On February 28, 2024, the Inter-American Dialogue released the report “Remittances and Development in Honduras – Bridging Opportunities.” The report, produced by Manuel Orozco, director of the Migration, Remittances, and Development program analyzes migration patterns, characterizes remittance recipients, and reports on key financial inclusion metrics in the country. The report concludes with a pathway that outlines a strategy for leveraging remittances for development in the country.

Manuel Orozco

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La migración latinoamericana a EEUU en 2024 y las proyecciones de Nicaragua

Dadas las complejidades a las que ha estado expuesta y enfrentada la sociedad moderna en América Latina y el Caribe, los principales temas a considerar sobre migración y remesas están conectados con las tendencias existentes que han ocurrido desde 2019. Los nicaragüenses estarán expuestos a una situación de vulnerabilidad, condición que afectará su capacidad de movilidad social, e incluso de envío de dinero.

Manuel Orozco

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North American Energy Integration: Conflict Resolution Under USMCA

This report, written in collaboration with COMEXI and the University of Calgary explores what routes to de-escalation exist under the US-Canada-Mexico energy dispute resolution talks.

Daniela Stevens, Julia González Romero, Lourdes Melgar, Elizabeth Whitsitt

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In Memoriam: Sebastián Piñera

The Inter-American Dialogue mourns the loss of former president of Chile and Dialogue member, Sebastián Piñera.

Sebastián Piñera

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The Urgent Need for Political Action in Nicaragua

La urgencia de realizar un cambio político en Nicaragua, como resultado de la presión externa y la recuperación del espacio cívico nacional, va más allá de sacar a la dictadura Ortega-Murillo del poder.

Manuel Orozco

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Orozco: “Uno de 20 migrantes es un menor de edad”

En una entrevista con CNN en Español, Manuel Orozco, director del programa Migración, Remesas y Desarrollo del Diálogo Interamericano, conversó con Gabriela Frías sobre la crisis migratoria, sus consecuencias electorales en los EEUU y las tendencias y flujos migratorios entre otros temas.

Manuel Orozco, Gabriela Frias

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Orozco: “Nicaragua is responsible for at least 10 percent of all migration that has arrived into the Mexico-US border”

On January 4, 2024, director of the Inter-American Dialogue’s Migration, Remittances, and Development program, Manuel Orozco, sat down with NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly on “All Things Considered” to discuss the recent weaponization of migration by the Ortega-Murillo regime. The two discussed the recent trend within the context of US elections in November 2024 in which immigration is a highly debated issue.

Manuel Orozco

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Nicaragua 2024 – Between the Silenced Majority and the Critical Constituency

Dictatorial repression in 2024 will continue to cause irreversible social losses in Nicaragua. Thanks to migration and the flow of remittances, the economy will grow by inertia and not due to the economic policies from the Christian and solidarity-based government.

Manuel Orozco

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2023 in Remittances: The Year in Review

On December 22, 2023, the Remittance Industry Observatory (RIO), of the Inter-American Dialogue, released it’s annual review of remittances in Latin America and the Caribbean. The report, produced by Manuel Orozco, director of the Migration, Remittances, and Development program, and Patrick Springer, program assistant, outline market trends, provide data on remittance service providers in the region, and contextualize these topics as they relate to 2023’s economic, political, and migration-related developments.

Manuel Orozco, Patrick Springer

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Chavez: “El momento no es casualidad”

En una entrevista con CNN, Rebecca Bill Chavez, Presidenta y CEO del Diálogo Interamericano, analizó las implicaciones geopolíticas del conflicto territorial entre Venezuela y Guyana, y la posibilidad de que esta disputa escale.

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Mobilizing Youth for Democracy and Human Rights

In the midst of democratic decline in the region, young people are emerging as agents of change. Their active participation not only represents a fresh and vibrant voice in regional politics but also offers a new perspective and focus to address the challenges facing the region.

Daniel Caballero, Patrick Springer

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