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Energy Resource Development in Latin America

The development of energy resources is an integral component of many of Latin America’s economies, from established producers like Colombia and Brazil to newcomers to the global energy market like freshly oil-rich Guyana. However, policymakers and energy companies throughout the region must devise solutions to a variety of fiscal, political, social, and environmental hurdles to ensure successful and sustainable projects, explained speakers at an Inter-American Dialogue event on May 10.

Nate Graham

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Is Haiti Back on the Brink?

On May 6, 2019, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a discussion on the current situation in Haiti and prospects for change.

Tamar Ziff

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Venezuela: Transition Interrupted?

On Thursday, April 25 the Inter-American Dialogue partnered with FIU’s Kimberly Green Latin America and Caribbean Center to host an event called “Transition Interrupted?” to discuss the Dialogue’s Venezuela Working Group’s most recent report that analyzes the potential for democratic change in Venezuela.

Leonie Rauls

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A Conversation with Lenín Moreno

On April 16, the Inter-American Dialogue had the honor of hosting President Lenín Moreno of Ecuador during his visit to the United States. President Moreno provided insight into the steps his government is taking to resolve the countries fiscal deficit and his administration’s work with multilateral institutions, among other topics.

Pedro Garmendia

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Venezuela: Humanitarian Crisis and Struggle for Democracy

On April 25, Julia Yansura spoke at an event hosted by the Inter-American Dialogue, the University of Notre Dame’s Kellogg Institute for International Studies and the Washington Office on Latin America where she discussed the migratory crisis in Venezuela.

Julia Yansura

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Latin America’s Digital Economy and Trends in International Taxation

On April 12, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted an event titled “Latin America’s Digital Economy and Trends in International Taxation.” The discussion took place in the context of a recent OECD report, that reported that a global consensus on how to tax businesses with a substantial digital footprint but no physical presence in a given country remains elusive.

Leonie Rauls

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The Dialogue presents on technical education at CIES Conference

Maria Oviedo from the Dialogue’s Education Program presents findings on a recent report on technical education in LAC at this year’s 67th annual Comparative and International Education Society conference.

Maria Oviedo

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Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2018

On April 4, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted its yearly event on remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean, “Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2018.” The event brought together a panel of experts for a discussion of 2018 remittance flows, the outlook for 2019,  and issues influencing the marketplace.

Natali Solano

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Regulators and Companies Still Central to Mexico’s Energy Sector

Regulators and private companies will continue to play important roles in the development of Mexico’s energy resources despite President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s focus on strengthening state-owned companies and enhancing “energy sovereignty” by reducing dependence on energy imports from the United States. This was the key message from speakers at “La nueva política energética de México,” an Inter-American Dialogue event in Mexico City.

Nate Graham

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A Conversation with Juan Carlos Pinzón

On March 21, 2019 the Inter-American Dialogue hosted former defense minister and former Colombian ambassador to the United States Juan Carlos Pinzón for a private conversation with dialogue staff, representatives from other think-tanks and news outlets.

Pedro Garmendia

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Bolsonaro & Trump: What Lies Ahead for Brazil-US Relations?

On March 13 the Inter-American Dialogue and Johns Hopkins University´s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) hosted a discussion on the Trump Bolsonaro summit, and what we can expect from the relationship between the new Brazilian administration and the United States.

Pedro Garmendia

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Buying Votes and Lining Pockets: Venezuela’s Petro-Diplomacy

On March 19, the Inter-American Dialogue partnered with CONNECTAS, Transparency International, the National Endowment for Democracy, and the International Center for Journalists to host an event on corruption in Venezuela’s Petrocaribe program.

Tamar Ziff

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