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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro met last week in Moscow with Russian President Vladimir Putin (L-R) in a trip that the United States has criticized. U.S. President Joe Biden said Tuesday that Russia has begun an invasion of Ukraine. // Photo: Brazilian Government.

What Do Brazil and Russia Want From Each Other?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on bilateral relations between Russia and Brazil.

Bartłomiej Znojek, Valentina Sader, Vladimir Rouvinski

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Shifter: “We have seen the United States increasingly withdrawn from the region and a lot of attention being diverted elsewhere”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

Biden and Latin America Collage

El primer año de la administración Biden

En esta nueva publicación de Fundación de Estudios Americanos, Peter Hakim, presidente emérito del centro de estudios Inter-American Dialogue, José Octavio Bordon, presidente del Consejo Argentino para las Relaciones Internacionales y miembro del Diálogo Interamericano y otros analistas argentinos y estadounidenses, analizan el primer año de presidencia de Joe Biden y los desafíos que tienen por delante.

Peter Hakim, José Octavio Bordón

Reports ˙ ˙ Fundación de Estudios Americanos

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 ˙

Russia’s deputy foreign minister, Sergei Ryabkov, last month refused to rule out the possibility of the country sending military actors to Latin America. Members of Russia’s military are pictured. // File Photo: Russian Armed Forces.

What Are Russia’s Military Intentions in Latin America?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Russian interests and influence in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Vicki Huddleston, Alexander Belezeko, Fabiana Perera, Douglas Farah

Latin America Advisor ˙

Photograph of Julissa Reynoso

Member in the News: Julissa Reynoso

Julissa Reynoso, former chief of staff to the First Lady Jill Biden and former US Ambassador to Uruguay, was sworn in by US Vice President Kamala Harris as US Ambassador to Spain and Andorra on January 6, 2022.

Julissa Reynoso

Member in the News ˙ ˙ Expansión

The next Summit of the Americas will be held in Los Angeles in June. The opening session of Qthe last summit, in Peru in 2018, is pictured. // File Photo: Peruvian Government.

What Would Make the Summit of the Americas a Success?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on what can be expected from the June 2022 Summit of the Americas.

Eric Garcetti, Peter Hakim, Roberta Lajous, Peter DeShazo, Rubens Barbosa

Latin America Advisor ˙

Collage of panelists Video

Nicaragua 2022: Is a Political Transition Possible?

On January 12th, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a panel of experts to explore the changing political situation in Nicaragua. The panel, called “Nicaragua 2022: Is a Political Transition Possible?” was aimed at discussing the extent of a possible democratic transition in Nicaragua in 2022.

Shaily Acharya

Event Summaries ˙

photo of Michael Shifter

Shifter: “El principal tema en la agenda internacional de Biden es China”

En esta entrevista con RCN Radio, Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, habló junto a Adam Isacson, director para Veeduría de Defensa de la Oficina en Washington para Asuntos Latinoamericanos (WOLA) sobre los logros y los desaciertos de este primer año de gobierno de Joe Biden, así como lo urgente para el 2022. 

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ RCN Radio

Somos Iberoamérica

La relación Estados Unidos– América Latina: 30 años

Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, y Bruno Binetti, investigador no residente del Diálogo, analizaron las ultimas tres décadas de relación entre Estados Unidos y América Latina en un articulo para el Pensamiento Iberoamericano, la Revista de la Secretaria General Iberoamericana. Según los autores, la cooperación hemisférica tuvo un auge al terminar la Guerra Fría, pero durante los 2000 comenzó un estancamiento que se mantiene hasta hoy.

Michael Shifter, Bruno Binetti

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Somos Iberoamérica

Profile of Michael Shifter by Arteaga

¿Qué esperar con el triunfo de Xiomara Castro en Honduras?

Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, fue invitado por la Voz de América para compartir sus opiniones sobre las elecciones en Honduras. Según Shifter, la alta participación política, especialmente entre los jóvenes, es positivo y muestra el gran deseo por un cambio. Asimismo, los analistas de la región ven esto como un factor importante y un paso adelante hacia la democracia.  

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ Voz de América

Mexican President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador, U.S. President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met last week in Washington. // Photo: Mexican Government.

Did North America’s Three Amigos Make Significant Progress?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the Three Amigos Summit between the United States, Mexico and Canada.

Arturo Sarukhan, Michael C. Camuñez, Roberta Lajous, Carlo Dade, Amanda Mattingly

Latin America Advisor ˙

Video

Private Meeting with Colombia Delegation: The Compromiso Valle Mission

On November 9, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a private meeting with members of the Colombian delegation for Compromiso Valle during their visit to Washington, DC. The private roundtable conversation included Maria Isabel Ulloa, executive director of Compromiso Valle and former Minister of Mines and Energy of Colombia, Erlendy Cuero, defender of afro-descendant victims, and Remy Calero, CEO of AseoYa.

Patricia Diaz, Luisa Stalman

Event Summaries ˙