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The committee that is to draft a new Chilean Constitution is considering mine nationalizations. Formal sessions of the constitutional convention began Tuesday in the Chamber of Deputies of the former National Congress building. // File Photo: Chilean Government.

Will Chile Move to Nationalize Lithium and Copper Mines?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the potential nationalization of Chile’s lithium and copper mines.

Sergio Bitar, Thea Riofrancos, Kathleen C. Barclay, Mariano Machado, Nelson Altamirano

Latin America Advisor ˙

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 ˙

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Ahead of 2022 Elections, Recovery Options in Latin America

In his interview with the Georgetown Americas Institute, Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, talks with Muni Jensen, series host, about Latin America’s electoral agenda, the climate agenda, economic recovery, and his leadership at the Dialogue.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ Georgetown Americas Institute

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Orozco: La gestión de Harris con respecto a lidiar con la ola migratoria ha sido mediocre.

Manuel Orozco, director del Programa de Migraciones, Remesas y Desarrollo del Diálogo Interamericano, compartió su análisis sobre la llegada de Xiomara Castro a la presidencia de Honduras. Durante la entrevista se converso tambien sobre el viaje de la vicepresidente de los Estados Unidos, Kamala Harris, al acto de inauguracion presidencial y las oportunidades para que se estreche la relacion entre ambos paises. 

Manuel Orozco

Interviews ˙ ˙ Voz de America

Even though Argentina and the International Monetary Fund have been discussing a debt restructuring for a year and a half, there is still no agreement, Finance Minister Martín Guzmán said recently. // File Photo: Argentine Government.

Will Argentina Be Able to Reach a Deal With the IMF?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Argentina’s debt restructuring efforts with the IMF.

Claudio Loser, Kezia McKeague, Alberto Ramos, Alberto Bernal

Latin America Advisor ˙

Myers in Teleprensa 33 Video

Myers: “China tiene intereses en proyectos de infraestructura que tendrían una potencial aplicación estratégica”

Margaret Myers, directora del programa de Asia y América Latina del Diálogo Interamericano, conversó con el program 8 En Punto del canal salvadoreño Teleprensa 33. En esta entrevista se habló acerca de las relaciones entre China y América Latina y la experiencia de países que han pactado acuerdos de cooperación con este país asiático.

Margaret Myers

Interviews ˙ ˙ Teleprensa 33

Local opposition to mining projects forced the suspension of several projects last year in Peru. A protest near the Antapaccay copper mine in Espinar province is pictured. // File Photo: Peruvian Government.

Will Protests Keep Roiling Peru’s Mining Industry?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on protests affecting Peru’s copper mining industry.

Luis Miguel Castilla, Pedro Francke, Mercedes Aráoz, Augusto Cauti

Latin America Advisor ˙

Shifter in his office

El camino incierto de América Latina

Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, conversó con Giselda Lópezlenci de El Comercio sobre las elecciones en Colombia y Brasil, así como las expectativas del nuevo gobierno electo de Gabriel Boric en Chile.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ El Comercio

Shifter and Alegret Video

Desafíos para América Latina en el 2022

América Latina termino el año 2021 convulsa, em medio de la pandemia y con un ciclo electoral que reconfigura el mapa geopolítico de la región. Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, conversa con Gustau Alegret en su program Cuestión de Poder de NTN24 sobre los desafíos económicos, la pandemia del Covid-19 y las elecciones en Colombia y Brasil. 

Michael Shifter, Gustau Alegret

Interviews ˙ ˙ NTN24

Manuel Orozco presenting in a conference

Orozco: “La trayectoria económica de Nicaragua es muy lamentable y no repuntará para el bien del país”

Manuel Orozco, director del Programa de Migraciones, Remesas y Desarrollo del Diálogo Interamericano, compartió su análisis sobre la situación de Nicaragua en el 2022 en Confidencial. Según Orozco, Nicaragua será afectada por el desempleo, ingresos limitados, contracción crediticia, endeudamiento externo y aislamiento internacional. Asimismo, Orozco examinó la emigración de nicaragüenses y el incremento de envío de remesas en medio de la crisis.

Manuel Orozco

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Confidencial

Analysts are expecting Latin America’s regional economy to grow about 6 percent this year. // File Photo: QuoteInspector.com.

How Much Will Latin America’s Economies Grow in 2022?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the 2022 economic outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Alicia Bárcena, Claudio Loser, Alfredo Coutiño, Alberto M. Ramos

Latin America Advisor ˙

Two members of the Mercosur trade bloc, Brazil and Argentina, recently announced a deal to

Is the Mercosur Trade Accord on Its Last Legs?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Mercosur’s influence and survival in Latin America.

Allison Fedirka, Arturo Porzecanski, Thomas Andrew O’Keefe, Tatiana L. Palermo, Renata Vargas Amaral

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Youth Employment and Sustaining Latin America’s Economic Recovery

On October 13, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue convened the virtual panel discussion on “Youth Employment and Sustaining Latin America’s Economic Recovery. In partnership with the United Way and Aspen Institute, the Inter-American Dialogue invited panelists to discuss how to create sustainable youth employment, highlighting the need to create better tools for job readiness and new frameworks to create opportunity for young people.

Kate Blansett, Erik Brand, Patricia Diaz

Event Summaries ˙

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The Changing Face of Migration in the Americas

On September 21st, 2021, The Inter-American Dialogue hosted a panel titled “The Changing Face of Migration in the Americas” to discuss the growing scale of migration in Latin America and the Caribbean and the changing composition of these flows over the past two years.

Amanda Wells,

Event Summaries ˙