The Covid-19 pandemic has once more demonstrated the fragility of Latin American regional and subregional organizations, and the reasons for it: the weaknesses of domestic institutions, the lack of shared interests and values, and the dependence on foreign powers. It is not too late to turn the pandemic into an opportunity to acknowledge the existence of common interests, and the value of pursuing them collectively.
Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, talks with CGTN’s Sally Ayhan about the recall referendum vote in Mexico.
Para Michael Shifter, eleição de Andrés Obrador, no México e ascensão do candidato fazem parte de um mesmo fenômeno
A Latin America Advisor Q&A on Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s law against job outsourcing.
What does Urzúa’s departure say about the direction of Mexico’s economic policy?
A Latin America Advisor Q&A about Vice President Kamala Harris’ trip to Guatemala and Mexico and the Biden administration’s migration policy.
Latin America’s Presidential Elections: Are Mexico, Brazil and Colombia Ready for Anti-Establishment Candidates?
Next year, critical elections in Latin America’s three most populous countries—Colombia, Mexico and Brazil—are likely to reveal a distemper stemming from citizen disgust with a mix of corruption scandals, mediocre economies, unremitting violence and a largely discredited political class. All three presidential contests are wide open and ripe for anti-establishment challengers.
Michael Shifter comentó sobre las diferencias y similitudes entre Donald Trump y Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador días antes de la visita oficial de AMLO a Estados Unidos.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on the outlook for President Biden’s meeting with Mexican President López Obrador.
In the annual meeting of the world’s largest economies, which starts on Friday in Argentina, it seemed that Latin America and its most pressing concerns – such as the crisis in Venezuela – would be the priorities. However, it is now clear that the current complex global dynamic will dominate.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the future of North American relations under a Biden administration.
¿Qué tan bien está manejando la economía el presidente Andrés Manuel López Obrador?
En una entrevista con NTN24, Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, comentó sobre cómo ha cambiado la relación entre Estados Unidos y América Latina con la administración Biden. Durante la conversación se hizo especial énfasis en las relaciones bilaterales con México y la situación en Venezuela.
This year’s “electoral supercycle” could ignite a race to succeed Washington and Caracas as the hemisphere’s big players.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ takes on Mexican President López Obrador’s first trip abroad since taking office, to Washington.