Analysis

Joe Biden

Joe Biden necesita entender que Centroamérica es más que el Triángulo Norte

La visita a Guatemala de la vicepresidenta Kamala Harris cerró un primer acto político muy importante para Estados Unidos y Centroamérica. Como lo saben el presidente Joe Biden y Harris, Centroamérica es una parte del mundo crucial para Estados Unidos, por muchas razones pero principalmente por la migración.

Laura Chinchilla

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ The New York Times

Kamala Harris

How did Harris’ Central America trip go?

Noah Bierman, from the Los Angeles Times, travelled with Vice President Harris to the region and interviewed Rebecca Bill Chavez, non-resident senior fellow at the Inter-American Dialogue, to assess the trip and the bigger questions it raises about the Biden administration’s strategy for reducing migration. 

Rebecca Bill Chavez, Noah Bierman

Interviews ˙ ˙ Los Angeles Times

VP Harris speaking

Vice President Harris’ Trip to Mexico & Guatemala

The upcoming trip of Vice President Kamala Harris to Mexico and Guatemala will focus on a wide range of challenges, including corruption, violence, organized crime, lack of economic development, investment, job opportunities, and climate change. Our experts discuss the issues that are likely to be raised during this trip, possible points of contention, concerns around the rule of law and regional security, and the current and expected migration trends from Central America, among other topics.

Michael Shifter, Rebecca Bill Chavez, Manuel Orozco

Michael Shifter speaks in a seminar

Current Policy Issues in the United States/Latin America: An Overview

On May 24, Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, participated in a seminar organized by the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University where the state of domestic and US foreign affairs was discussed.

Michael Shifter

Presentations ˙ ˙ Maxwell-in-Washington | Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Bruno Binetti Video

100 días de Biden: política interna, desafíos externos y el rol de América Latina

Bruno Binetti, investigador no residente del Diálogo Interamericano, participó en una sesión académica organizada por el Comité de Estados Unidos del Consejo Argentino para las Relaciones Internacionales (CARI) acerca de los primeros 100 días de la administración Biden.

Bruno Binetti

Presentations ˙ ˙ Consejo Argentino para las Relaciones Internacionales

Nurse introducing a vaccine into patient

Will Patent Waivers Make Covid Vaccines More Accessible?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on Biden’s decision to support waiving patents for Covid-19 vaccines and its implications for Latin America.

Rolf Hoenger, Andrew Rudman, James Fitzgerald, Núria Homedes, Brian Toohey, Jaci McDole

Latin America Advisor ˙

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro

What Will Come of Recent Gestures by Venezuela’s Maduro?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s recent moves and U.S. policy under Biden.

Gregory W. Meeks, Marco Rubio, Luis Almagro, Vanessa Neumann, Alejandro Velasco, Phil Gunson

Latin America Advisor ˙

Row of solar PV panels

Energy and Climate Change: Latin America as a Strategic Player

In an interview with The Science of Where Magazine, Lisa Viscidi, director of the Energy, Climate Change, and Extractive Industries Program, and Sarah Phillips, program assistant, discussed Latin America’s progress toward the energy transition and its geopolitical implications. 

Lisa Viscidi, Sarah Phillips

Interviews ˙ ˙ The Science of Where Magazine

Michael Shifter

Shifter: “The question facing the White House is whether the Biden administration is prepared to distance itself from Guaidó”

Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, spoke with The Washington Times about US-Venezuelan relations under the Biden administration. The conversation covered Nicolas Maduro’s hopes to win concessions from Washington now that Democrats control the White House, the relationship with Juan Guaidó, and internal divisions in Venezuela. 

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ The Washington Times

collage of speaker headshots and image of a wind farm Video

Electrification and Innovation Among Key Private Sector Strategies in Latin America’s Energy Transition

As the energy transition gathers pace and Latin American countries raise their emissions reduction targets, private companies are revising their business models to meet demand for renewable energy and other solutions. The United States has also reemerged as a partner on climate action in the region. This webinar explored the current and potential role of the private sector in Latin America’s energy transition and how the United States can provide support.

Jamie Dorner

Event Summaries ˙

Haitian President Jovenel Moïse

Can Haiti Reverse Spiraling Violence and Kidnappings?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the current situation in Haiti and the role of the international community.

Jacky Lumarque, Juan Gabriel Valdés, Georges Fauriol, Bocchit Edmond, Gabrielle Apollon, Boaz Anglade

Latin America Advisor ˙