Analysis

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How Much Is a Far-Right Populist Upending Argentina?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on Argentina’s presidential primaries on Aug. 13, and far-right populist Javier Milei emerging as the top vote-getter.

Juan Cruz Díaz, Mariano Machado, Alejandro García Magos, Aníbal Nicolás Saldías, Marina Pera, Tobías Belgrano

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Who Will Ecuador Choose as its Next President?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on Ecuador’s presidential and legislative elections slated for August 20.

Will Freeman, Marc Becker, Diego Andrés Almeida, Hernán Reyes Aguinaga, Gabriel Santelices Fierro, Alberto Acosta

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Rules for Successful Diplomacy

Ambassador Thomas Shannon, the co-chair of the Inter-American Dialogue, offered five rules for diplomacy in the 21st century.

Anastasia Chacón González

Event Summaries ˙

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The Political Situation in Nicaragua

Despite receiving a minority of political support, the balance of power is in favor of the regime who dominates the repressive apparatus and possesses economic resources to maintain control and seek a dynastic succession. The magnitude of repression, as well as the noise of various international conflicts, render international mobilization difficult. However, the international community must confer greater importance to the Nicaraguan crisis in the global agenda.

Manuel Orozco

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Foreign Affairs Latinoamérica

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Elections Series – Making Sense of Guatemala’s Upcoming Elections

As Guatemalans got ready to vote in presidential, legislative, and local elections scheduled for June 25, 2023, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a panel discussion with Guatemalan experts on the overall context in which these elections would take place.

Tamara Taraciuk Broner

Event Summaries ˙

Forum 2000 Video

Taraciuk Broner: “The US, the region, and the European Union need to be good neighbors and that means paying closer attention to what is happening in Cuba today.”

Tamara Taraciuk Broner, director of the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program of the Inter-American Dialogue provided her analysis on the situation in Cuba. The conversation covers analysis on the latest developments in Cuba. What is happening with the protests and what elements should be observed? How does the picture look from the outside? What could be coming and what can be done? 

Tamara Taraciuk Broner

Interviews ˙ ˙ Forum 2000 Network

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What Will Result From Ecuador’s Political Turmoil?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on Ecuadorean President Guillermo Lasso dissolving the National Assembly and triggering early elections.

Eileen Gavin, Marc Becker, Diego Andrés Almeida, Alberto Acosta Burneo, Grace M. Jaramillo

Latin America Advisor ˙

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What Will Peña’s Presidency Bring to Paraguay?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on Paraguay’s presidential elections.

Cordula Tibi Weber, Brian Turner, Barbara Ganson, R. Andrew Nickson

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Who Has the Edge in Guatemala’s Presidential Race?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on Guatemala’s upcoming presidential elections.

Regina Bateson, Donald J. Planty, Mike Allison, Joséphine Lechartre

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Member in the News: Mario Vargas Llosa

On Thursday, February 9, 2023, Inter-American Dialogue member and prolific, award-winning author Mario Vargas Llosa was inducted into the Académie Française.

Mario Vargas Llosa

Member in the News ˙ ˙ El País

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What Led Ortega to Expel Hundreds of Political Opponents?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on Nicaragua’s recent decision to expel hundreds of political opponents to the United States.

Manuel Orozco, Deborah Ullmer, Edison Lanza, Payson Sheets, Alina Ripplinger

Latin America Advisor ˙