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Colombia is investing heavily in renewable sources of energy, in line with its 2021 Energy Transition Law. An offshore wind farm in Britain is pictured. // File Photo: Colombian Government.

Is Colombia on Track to Make the Shift to Renewables?

A Latin America Energy Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Colombia’s shift to renewable energy sources.

Diego Mesa Puyo, Karla Schiaffino, Schreiner Parker, Inés Elvira Vesga, John Padilla, Juanita Hernández Vidal

Energy Advisor ˙

Assistant Secretary Brian A. Nichols, Manuel Orozco, Michael Shifter Video

A Conversation with Assistant Secretary Brian A. Nichols on Central America

On March 16, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a conversation with Assistant Secretary Brian A. Nichols to discuss the Biden-Harris Administration’s efforts to tackle the root causes of migration from Central America to the United States. Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, introduced the conversation, which was moderated by Manuel Orozco, director of the Migration, Remittances, and Development program at the Dialogue.

Shaily Acharya

Event Summaries ˙

Brazil is seeking new supplies of fertilizer to replace the potential loss of supplies from Russia. A sugar cane field in Brazil is pictured. // File Photo: Brazilian Government.

Will War in Europe Worsen Hunger in Latin America?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the effects of the Ukrainian invasion on hunger in Latin America.

Devry Boughner Vorwerk, Diana Chávez, Johanna Mendelson Forman, Lidia Fromm Cea, Shunko Rojas

Latin America Advisor ˙

Top U.S. officials met earlier this month with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro in Caracas as the Biden administration seeks to increase global oil supplies following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. // File Photo: @NicolasMaduro via Twitter.

Does the U.S. Want Warmer Relations With Maduro?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on relations between Nicolás Maduro’s government and the Biden administration.

Marco Rubio, Asier Achutegui, Vanessa Neumann, Javier Coronado, Eric Pons, Geoff Ramsey

Latin America Advisor ˙

Laying Cable

Toward Pandemic Recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean—Exploring New Dimensions of Japan-US-LAC Interregional Cooperation

On December 16, the Inter-American Dialogue, in partnership with the Japan Association of Latin America and the Caribbean, held a public meeting titled “Toward Pandemic Recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean—Exploring New Dimensions of Japan-US-LAC Interregional Cooperation,” to consider prospects for enhanced Latin American, Caribbean, Japanese, and US collaboration in support of regional recovery and sustainable development.

Margaret Myers

Event Summaries ˙

Peruvian President Pedro Castillo won congressional approval of his cabinet last week, but he is also facing a new impeachment attempt. // File Photo: Peruvian Government.

Will Impeachment Keep Looming Over Peru’s President?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the instability of Peruvian President Pedro Castillo’s government.

Francisco Durand, Mercedes Aráoz, Julio Carrión, Jose E. Gonzales

Latin America Advisor ˙

photo of Michael Shifter Video

Shifter: “Más que todo, este es un reconocimiento político de que Colombia comparte los valores básicos de la OTAN, aún sin ser miembro pleno”

Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, conversó con El Tiempo sobre el reciente anuncio del presidente Biden relativo a la concesión del estatus de aliado extra-OTAN a Colombia. También se trataron otros desarrollos recientes de la relación entre Estados Unidos y América Latina.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ El Tiempo

Image of the 5 speakers Video

The Venezuelan Judiciary and Crimes Against Humanity: Justice or Impunity?

On March 1st, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue co-hosted a panel with the Washington Office on Latin America titled “The Venezuelan Judiciary and Crimes Against Humanity- Justice or Impunity?” to discuss the reports from a UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Venezuela.

Danielle Carr

Event Summaries ˙

Gabriel Boric, 36, is set to become the youngest president in Chile’s modern history when he is sworn in today. // File Photo: Facebook Page of Gabriel Boric.

What Should Chile Expect From Its New President?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on Chile’s new progressive president, Gabriel Boric.

Michael Shifter, Jorge Heine, Mariana Zepeda, Patricio Navia

Latin America Advisor ˙

Shifter y Montaño Video

Shifter: “La tarea del Diálogo es todavía más importante pero también mas difícil que nunca”

El 28 de febrero 2022 Michael Shifter, presidente de Diálogo Interamericano, dialogó con el rector de la Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, César Montaño Galarza. La entrevista se realizó por el programa radio y podcast Café con el rector de la emisora Voz Andina Internacional. Al centro de la discusión se encontró la democracia en América Latina y la importancia del diálogo político en la región y el mundo.

Michael Shifter

Podcasts ˙ ˙ Voz Andina Internacional

Shifter habla en Fundación para la Cultura Urbana Video

Biden y América Latina: Perspectivas para el 2022

Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Interamericano, participó del primer encuentro del ciclo 2022 de conferencias de la Fundación para la Cultura Urbana (FCU). Durante la charla se trataron temas como las políticas de la administración Biden hacia América Latina y las perspectivas para el futuro de la región.

Michael Shifter

Presentations ˙ ˙ Fundación para la Cultura Urbana