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Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere – Towards the Summit of the Americas

On March 31, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a public event to present its biennial Sol M. Linowitz policy report titled: “The Case for Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere: Towards the Ninth Summit of the Americas”. During the event, panelists discussed the main findings and recommendations of the report and analyzed the current state of regional and hemispheric cooperation.

Andrea Colombo

Event Summaries ˙

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Canton: La vulnerabilidad de los niños que huyen de la guerra

En una entrevista nueva con NTN24, Santiago Cantón, director del programa de derecho del Diálogo Interamericano, da su perspectiva sobre la crisis de refugiados en Ucrania, y que deben hacer los países que reciben los refugiados.

Santiago Canton

Interviews ˙ ˙ NTN24

Rodrigo Chaves, an economist and former finance minister, was elected Costa Rica’s president on Sunday. // File Photo: Costa Rican Government.

What Challenges Await Costa Rica’s Next President?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Costa Rica’s new president-elect, Rodrigo Chaves.

Carlos Denton, Francisco Chacón-González, Eugenia Aguirre, Bruce Wilson, Tatiana Benavides-Santos, Pablo Duncan-Linch

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Radical Transparency: The Last Hope for Fighting Corruption in Latin America

Santiago Canton and Benjamin Gedan offered recommendations for how to increase transparency and combat corruption in Latin America in an article for the Georgetown Journal for International Affairs

Santiago Canton, Benjamin Gedan

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Georgetown Journal for International Affairs

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The Case for Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere

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.

Members of the Inter-American Dialogue

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Electric Mobility in Central America

Electric vehicles (EV) play an essential role in mitigating transport sector emissions, reducing air pollution, slashing reliance on oil imports, and improving urban mobility. The six nations of Central America covered in this publication—Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama—are all at differing stages of developing EV markets.

Lisa Viscidi

Reports ˙ ˙ Inter-American Development Bank

The director of the Pan American Health Organization has said governments in Latin America should raise public spending on health to at least 6 percent of GDP. // File Photo: Mexican Government.

How Much Can Governments Raise Health Spending?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on government health spending in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Antonio Vergara, Arachu Castro, María del Rocío Sáenz Madrigal, Jarbas Barbosa, Ricardo Izurieta

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Family Remittances in 2021: Is Double-Digit Growth the New Normal?

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. 

Manuel Orozco, Matthew Martin

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