The Inter-American Dialogue hosted a panel to discuss the opportunities and challenges of developing smart cities in Latin America.
On April 9, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted What Role for China in LAC’s Covid-19 Recovery?, a conference call with Joyce Chang, Dialogue member and managing director and chair of Global Research at JP Morgan, and Oliver Stuenkel, associate professor of international relations at the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) in São Paulo.
What factors are shaping extreme poverty rates in the region, and how should governments confront this challenge?
Lisa Viscidi, director of the Energy, Climate Change and Extractive Industries Program, sits down with S&P Global Platts to discuss Guyana’s newly inaugurated president and the implications for its oil future.
In spite of a steady economic recovery, low inflation and improving fiscal balances, Latin America is seeing weak private investment in energy and other sectors.
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On February 25, the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies held a webinar on security challenges in Latin America. Lisa Viscidi, director of the Energy, Climate Change & Extractive Industries Program at the Dialogue, spoke about China’s role in the region’s energy sector and the US response.
As the trade war between China and the United States intensifies, how is it affecting Latin American economies?
Rebecca Bill Chavez warns in an article for the New York Times on that as we enter a global democratic recession, we must not ignore increasing trends of militarization in Latin America.
How has the region’s middle class changed in recent years, and could new approaches help create a larger pool of upwardly mobile consumers?
An Energy Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ takes on the progress of Chile’s transition toward renewable energy.
Latin America faces many challenges in developing its energy resources and providing clean, affordable and reliable energy. With presidential elections in Brazil, Mexico and Colombia next year, there is considerable uncertainty about future energy policy, as potential candidates in these countries have presented widely varying energy and economic policy platforms.
On December 13, 2019 the Inter-American Dialogue, in partnership with International Institute for Democracy and Election Assistance (IDEA) and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), hosted “Is Democracy in Trouble? Latin America in Global Perspective”, an event to launch IDEA’s The Global State of Democracy 2019 Report: Addressing the Ills, Reviving the Promise.
El 28 de abril, Lisa Viscidi, directora del Programa de Energía, Cambio Climático e Industrias Extractivas, participó en un evento de la Asociación Mexicana de Empresas de Hidrocarburos sobre el papel de la industria de exploración y producción en el desarrollo local.
China this month agreed to extend $5 billion in credit to Venezuela as the South American country faces severe economic problems including hyperinflation and dire shortages of food, medicines and basic goods. Finance Minister Simón Zerpa announced the credit line as President Nicolás Maduro was departing for China to seek…