A message from Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, on reaffirming the Dialogue’s mission at a time of crisis in the United States.
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.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the development of indigenous land in Brazil.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the gender gap in Latin America.
A Latin America Energy Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the 2019 judicial win of the Waorani indigenous community against Ecuador.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the death of Juan de Dios Mendoza Lebu of the Raquem Pillá community of Chile`s Mapuches.
Under President Juan Manuel Santos, the Colombian government has vastly expanded protected areas, creating new national parks and providing land titles to indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities in the Amazon, Chocó and other important forest regions. However, many challenges remain. National parks and indigenous and Afro-Colombian lands continue to be threatened by illegal occupation, coca cultivation and illegal gold mining.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Brazil’s handling of a 2017 land dispute between indigenous tribes and rural farmers.
Fiscal policy played an important role in reducing poverty and inequality in Brazil (Higgins and Pereira, 2014) over the last fifteen years, but how much redistribution and poverty reduction is being accomplished across ethnic groups?
Guatemala is among the most unequal countries in Latin America. Fiscal policy has done very little to reduce inequality and poverty overall and along ethnic lines.
African descendants and indigenous peoples in Latin America face higher poverty rates and are disproportionately represented among the poor. Per capita income of the white population can be sixty percent higher to twice as high as the per capita income of the African descendant and indigenous populations.
Education remains the best means to address persistent income inequality based on gender and race in Latin America, argued Hugo Ñopo.
Despite a veneer of racial tolerance in Latin America, customary law and practice has perpetuated racial inequality across the region, according to Tanya Hernández, professor of law at Fordham University.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on affirmative action policies in Brazilian universities.
Though racial equality is improving in Brazil, there is significant room for progress.