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How Is the Opioid Crisis Affecting U.S.-Mexico Ties?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on the rising political tension between the United States and Mexico over the fentanyl crisis.

Arturo Sarukhan, Vanda Felbab-Brown, Stephanie Brewer, Earl Anthony Wayne, Gary J. Hale, Arantza Alonso

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Member in the News: José Ángel Gurría

In March 2023, José Ángel Gurría, Inter-American Dialogue member and former secretary-general of the OECD, has been named president of the Paris Peace Forum.

José Ángel Gurría

Member in the News ˙ ˙ López-Dóriga Digital

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Was This Year’s ‘Three Amigos’ Summit a Success?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on the recent North American Leaders’ Summit with U.S. President Joe Biden, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Tara Hariharan, Nicolás Mariscal, Arturo Sarukhan, Andrés Rozental, Jean Daudelin, José Antonio Muñoz, Duane Bratt

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Grading the Pacific Alliance—What Progress on Cross-Pacific Economic Connectivity?

On December 1, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue, East Consulting, and Cámara de Comercio Peruano-China cohosted a webinar titled “Grading the Pacific Alliance—What Progress on Cross-Pacific Economic Connectivity?” This event considered emerging developments within the Pacific Alliance, the bloc’s cross-Pacific engagement with Asia, and the level of Asian overseas investment in Pacific Alliance member nations.

Steven Holmes

Event Summaries ˙

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What Would AMLO’s Electoral Reforms Mean for Mexico?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on the controversy surrounding President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s proposed electoral reforms.

Luis Rubio, Lorena Becerra Mizuno, Mneesha Gellman, Ana Lorena Delgadillo Pérez

Latin America Advisor ˙

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What Should the New President of the IDB Prioritize?

Brazil’s candidate to lead the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Ilan Goldfajn, won Sunday’s election in the first round of voting. What factors contributed to Goldfajn’s victory, and what attributes does he bring to the job? The Dialogue’s daily Latin America Advisor asked five experts for their views on the topic.

Isabel de Saint Malo, Peter Hakim, Bruno Binetti, Claudio Loser, Ruben Olmos

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Are Remittance Costs Coming Down in Latin America?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on remittance costs in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Manuel Orozco, Julia Yansura, Chad Harper, Kai Schmitz

Financial Advisor ˙

Mexico’s level of remittances grew in May to $5.17 billion, a new monthly record. // File Photo: Mexican Government.

Why Do Remittances to Mexico Continue Breaking Records?

A Financial Services Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on the drivers of high levels of remittances in Mexico.

Manuel Orozco, Julia Yansura, Nicolás Mariscal, Tara Hariharan, Hugo Cuevas-Mohr

Financial Advisor ˙

Paris Peace Forum announcement of Gurría's upcoming presidency

Member in the News: José Ángel Gurría

José Ángel Gurría, former secretary-general of the OECD, was chosen to be the next president of the Paris Peace Forum starting in March 2023.

José Ángel Gurría

Member in the News ˙ ˙ El CEO

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Member in the News: Alicia Bárcena

Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard announced this week that Alicia Bárcena will serve as the next Mexican Ambassador in Chile.

Alicia Bárcena

Member in the News ˙ ˙ El Periódico USA