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Mia Amor Mottley was sworn in for her second term as Prime Minister of Barbados in the nation’s first general election since it became a republic last year. Preliminary results show that her governing party won in a landslide victory, winning every seat in the national legislature. 

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Member in the News: Roberto Teixeira da Costa

Roberto Teixeira da Costa was awarded the Mário de Andrade prize by Governor João Doria of São Paulo. The award was a way to recognize and honor those who kept São Paulo culture alive during the period of stoppage of in-person activities. The award also celebrates the resumption of cultural and creative operations in São Paulo. 

Roberto Teixeira da Costa

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Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados, received the 2021 Champion of the Earth award for Policy Leadership by the United Nations Environment Programme, the UN’s highest environmental honor. 

Mia Amor Mottley

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Andres Allamand, the foreign minister of Chile, has been elected as the Secretary-General of the Ibero-American General Secretariat (SEGIB).

Andrés Allamand

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Sembra Infraestructura

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Tania Ortiz Mena, former CEO of IEnova, a leading energy company in Mexico, was appointed as president of the Clean Energy and Infrastructure group of the company Sempra Infraestructura, as well as president of Sempra Infraestructura for Mexico. 

Tania Ortiz Mena

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Mariana Costa

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Mariana Costa, CEO of Laboratoria, was selected as one of the “Future 50” project leaders by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Mariana Costa

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Book cover of O Brasil tem Medo do Mundo? Ou mundo tem medo do Brasil?

Member in the News: Roberto Teixeira da Costa

Roberto Teixeira da Costa, president and founder of the Arbitrage Chamber of the São Paulo Market and founding chair of the Brazilian Securities Commission (CBM), has published an e-book titled O Brasil tem medo do mundo? Ou mundo tem medo do Brasil? or “Is Brazil afraid of the world? Or is the world afraid of Brazil?”

Roberto Teixeira da Costa

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Nora Lustig

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Nora Lustig, founding director of Tulane University’s Commitment to Equity Institute (CEQI), is leading a new project in CEQI titled “Measuring Fiscal Equity in the Post-Covid-19 World.” The project has been awarded almost $1.2 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Nora Lustig

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Amna Nawaz

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Amna Nawaz from PBS NewsHour was promoted from senior national correspondent to chief correspondent, and she will also serve as the NewsHour’s White House correspondent. 

Amna Nawaz

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Sylvia Escovar

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Sylvia Escovar, former president and CEO of Organización Terpel S.A., was appointed as chairman of the Board of Directors for GeoPark, a leading independent Latin American oil and gas explorer, operator and consolidator with operations and growth platforms in Colombia, Peru, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Ecuador.

Sylvia Escovar

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Rebeca Grynspan

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Rebeca Grynspan will be appointed as the next secretary-general of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) under UN Secretary General António Guterres.

Rebeca Grynspan

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Valeria Luiselli

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Valeria Luiselli, Mexican award-winning author and professor at Bard College, won the €100,000 DUBLIN literary award for her novel, Lost Children Archive.

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In Memoriam: William Friend

The Inter-American Dialogue mourns the loss of William Friend, who died in Reston, VA. He was 86.

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Christiana Figueres

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Christiana Figueres, former executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, will be receiving an honorary degree from Smith College in Massachusetts. 

Christiana Figueres

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Julissa Reynoso

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Julissa Reynoso, chief of staff for the First Lady and former US ambassador to Uruguay, will be the co-chair of the White House Gender Policy Council in the Biden administration. 

Julissa Reynoso

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