Analysis

Are Mexico’s New Reforms a Good Deal for Pensioners?

A Financial Services Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the pros and cons of the recent proposal to reform Mexico’s pension system.

Gerónimo Gutiérrez, Tapen Sinha, Leslie Palma, Alma Caballero, Juan Pablo Moyano

Financial Advisor ˙

Michael Shifter interviewed by CGTN Video

Coronavirus in the Americas

In this interview with CGTN America, Michael Shifter spoke with Frances Kuo about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Latin America and the Caribbean, discussing inequality, the informal economy, and China’s presence in the region.

Michael Shifter, Frances Kuo

Interviews ˙ ˙ CGTN Americas

Capitol Crude Podcast by S&P Global Platts Video

A new president for Guyana, the next non-OPEC oil giant

Lisa Viscidi, director of the Energy, Climate Change and Extractive Industries Program, sits down with S&P Global Platts to discuss Guyana’s newly inaugurated president and the implications for its oil future.

Lisa Viscidi

Interviews ˙ ˙ S&P Global Platts

Brent Scowcroft

In Memoriam: Brent Scowcroft

The Inter-American Dialogue mourns the loss of Brent Scowcroft, who died on August 7 at his home in Falls Church, Va. He was 95.

Member in the News ˙

Mi vida. Memorias II: Gobernar para la democracia

Member in the News: Ricardo Lagos

Ricardo Lagos, former president of Chile, has published a new book title Mi vida. Memorias II: Gobernar para la democracia or “My Life. Memories II: Governing for democracy.”

Ricardo Lagos

Member in the News ˙

Michael Camilleri speaks at the event Video

Holding Kleptocrats to Account: Redirecting Frozen Assets and the International Anti-Corruption Court

On August 6, 2020, Michael Camilleri, director of the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program, spoke as a panelist at an event held by the World Refugee & Migration Council and Integrity Initiatives International to discuss two proposals designed to combat grand corruption and assist those who have been forcibly displaced as a result of this corruption.

Michael Camilleri

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ World Refugee & Migration Council / Integrity Initiatives International

Michael Camilleri and other panelists speak at WOLA's event Video

Rising Corruption and Undermining the Rule of Law in Latin America

Michael Camilleri spoke as a panelist at a public event on July 29, 2020 hosted by the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA). The panel discussed the current state of anti-corruption efforts and rule of law in Latin America and the Trump administration’s impact on human rights and democracy in the region.

Michael Camilleri

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ Washington Office on Latin America

Tom Shannon

Member in the News: Tom Shannon

On July 28, Ambassador Tom Shannon, former under secretary of state for political affairs, participated in a virtual briefing organized by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC) to discuss a new report by SFRC Democratic Staff. The report is titled Diplomacy in Crisis: The Trump Administration’s Decimation of the State Department.

Thomas A. Shannon, Jr.

Member in the News ˙

Event summary picture Video

Economic Recovery and the Potential for Expanding Production in the Americas

On July 30, 2020, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted “Economic Recovery and the Potential for Expanding Production in the Americas,” a webinar featuring Martha Bárcena, Michelle DiGruttolo, Gabrielle Trebat and Edgar Villanueva. The discussion focused on the ways in which Covid-19 has disrupted regional supply chains and the potential for regional economic integration in the post-pandemic recovery.

Casey Wetherbee

Event Summaries ˙

Ralph Gonsalves, the prime minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines (center), welcomed Cuban doctors to his country last March. // File Photo: Prensa Latina.

Is the Government of Cuba Exploiting Medical Workers?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ takes on Cuba’s doctors program and allegations of human rights violations.

Lenier González, Vicki Huddleston, Marco Rubio, Otto Reich, Wazim Mowla

Latin America Advisor ˙

Imagen de los panelistas de la sesion Video

La pandemia de Covid-19 como oportunidad para repensar las migraciones en América Latina y el Caribe

El 29 de julio, el World Leadership Alliance-Club de Madrid tuvo una sesión virtual para discutir el tema la “Movilidad en tiempos de crisis: La pandemia del Covid-19 como oportunidad para repensar las migraciones en América Latina”. Manuel Orozco, el director del Programa de Migración, Remesas y Desarrollo del Diálogo Interamericano, moderó la conversación y Laura Chinchilla, co-presidenta de la Junta Directiva del Diálogo, fue panelista. 

Manuel Orozco, Laura Chinchilla

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ Club de Madrid