Analysis

Michael Camilleri talks about Trump reaction to Iowa caucus Video

El fracaso del caucus de Iowa

Michael Camilleri, director del programa de estado de derecho, habló con María Alejandra Requena de CNN para analizar lo que pasó en Iowa y la reacción del presidente Trump.

Michael Camilleri, María Alejandra Requena

Interviews ˙ ˙ CNN

Venezuelan flag Video

Can Western companies save Venezuela’s oil sector? Do they want to?

Lisa Viscidi and Nate Graham spoke with S&P Global Platts about the findings of a new report which argues that Western oil companies will be needed to revive Venezuela’s oil sector. They discuss the obstacles that could affect whether these firms increase production in the country under a new government, including US sanctions uncertainty, high taxes, and a shortage of workers and working infrastructure.

Lisa Viscidi, Nate Graham, Brian Scheid, Meghan Gordon

Interviews ˙ ˙ S&P Global Platts

Mike Pence, Juan Guaido and Iván Duque during a meeting in Colombia

Venezuela’s Guaidó Angles for Trump Meeting at End of Trip

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó wraps up an international tour with a rally in Miami with the looming question whether the opposition leader can score an important meeting with President Donald Trump. Shifter discussed what the lack of a Trump-Guaidó session could signal to Venezuelans and the Venezuelan opposition, Guaidó popularity, and Trump’s take on Venezuela.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ The Associated Press

Manuel Orozco sits down for interview with Esta Semana. Video

The Challenges Facing the National Coalition in Nicaragua

Manuel Orozco was invited to Esta Semana at Confidencial, where he commented on political scenarios for Nicaragua in 2020 and discussed the call made by the Civic Alliance and the National Unity to create a National Coalition for democracy, to dislodge the Ortega-Murillo dictatorship from power.

Manuel Orozco, Carlos Fernando Chamorro

Interviews ˙ ˙ Confidencial

Michael Shifter in interview with CGTN discussing Peru's new congress Video

Peru’s New Congress

In a first, Peruvians voted in a legislative election held separately from a presidential ballot. President Martin Vizcarra dissolved the legislature last year, amid an anti-corruption campaign. Michael Shifter spoke with CGTN’s Roee Ruttenberg about the vote and what it means for Peru going forward. 

Michael Shifter, Roee Ruttenberg

Interviews ˙ ˙ CGTN

Martin Vizcarra, president of Peru, during ceremony for new foreign minister Néstor Popolizio Bardales Video

Elections for Congress in Peru

On Sunday, January 26 Peru will hold extraordinary elections for congress after President Martin Vizcarra dissolved it in September last year. Michael Shifter discussed with BBC Newshour what this election means for Peru.  

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ BBC Newshour

Michael Shifter conversa con red+ sobre el juicio contra Donald Trump Video

‘Juicio político no sacará a Trump de la presidencia’: Michael Shifter

Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, aseguró este viernes en red+ conexión, que el juicio político en el Senado contra el presidente Donald Trump no logrará apartarlo de su cargo. El analista también se refirió a la situación en Venezuela, sobre la que destacó la capacidad que tiene el régimen de Nicolás Maduro para sobrevivir a las medidas de castigo impuestas precisamente por EE.UU.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ Red+ Conexión

Political Risk Analysis: What’s Ahead For Mexico’s Renewable Energy Industry?

Until recently Mexico stood out within Latin America as a top potential producer of wind and solar energy, but policies under the López Obrador administration have made the climate for renewable energy investment increasingly hostile. Lisa Viscidi, director of the Energy Program, and Sarah Phillips, program assistant, sat down with Nathaniel Parish Flannery of Forbes to discuss what’s ahead for Mexico’s renewable resource sector.

Lisa Viscidi, Sarah Phillips, Nathaniel Parish Flannery

Interviews ˙ ˙ Forbes

Latin America: The Political Outlook

What is the political outlook in Latin America?  Will Brazil’s Congress continue to govern independent of the erratic, but somewhat business-friendly President Jair Bolsonaro? Will Mexico’s nationalist-leftist president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (popularly known as AMLO) try to extend his power? Will Argentina’s new president Alberto Fernandez govern independently of his vice president Cristina Kirchner? Will Colombia become a new Chile in terms of riots? What will happen in Chile this year? And will Peru be able to return to political stability? Michael Shifter discussed in this interview with Latinvex.

Michael Shifter, Christopher Sabatini , Joachim Bamrud

Interviews ˙ ˙ Latinvex

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Expertos en Washington le apuestan al diálogo en Venezuela

Michael Shifter habló con Voz de América sobre el turbulento comienzo del nuevo año legislativo de Juan Guaidó en Venezuela. Tras un año de severas sanciones, Shifter aseguró que es el momento de un diálogo con Nicolás Maduro para lograr elecciones en Venezuela.

Michael Shifter, Carolina Valladares

Interviews ˙ ˙ VOA

Jóvenes y redes sociales, protagonistas de las protestas de 2019 en Latinoamérica

Michael Shifter, presidente del centro de análisis Diálogo Interamericano en entrevista con La FM aseguró que el panorama para este 2020 es impredecible debido a que las causas de las protestas del año pasado pueden seguir inestables, tal es el caso de la economía de la región. 

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ La FM

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Las protestas en América Latina

Michael Shifter, presidente del Dialogo Interamericano, habló con Juan Carlos Iragorri, Dori Toribio y Jorge Espinosa en el podcast en español de The Washington Post sobre las protestas de 2019 y el descontento en gran parte de la región.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ El Washington Post