Analysis

Shifter: ‘Hay que cambiar prioridades de inversión para reducir la desigualdad’

En un contexto internacional cada vez más afectado por el pulso que libran Estados Unidos y China, América Latina debe replantear la forma en que se están abordando las estrategias para reducir la desigualdad, flagelo de la mayoría de las economías. Michael Shifter recalcó, en diálogo con EL TIEMPO, que uno de los factores claves en este aspecto es revisar el papel y la calidad de la educación.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ El Tiempo

The International Monetary Fund and the government of Ecuadorean President Lenín Moreno agreed on the terms of a loan deal in March. // File Photo: Ecuadorean Economy.

Will Protesters Reverse Ecuador’s Economic Reforms?

What actions has Ecuador’s government taken to comply with its commitments under the IMF agreement, and have they been successful?

Mauricio Pozo, Caterina Costa de García, Juan J. Paz-y-Miño Cepeda

Latin America Advisor ˙

Former Colombian Vice President Germán Vargas is challenging the country’s tax reform in the Constitutional Court. // File Photo: Colombian Government.

Will Colombia’s Controversial Tax Reform Be Voided?

What would be the consequences for the government, individuals and companies if the Constitutional Court invalidates the tax reform?

David Ross, Oscar Ardila, Richard Francis, César Caballero

Latin America Advisor ˙

Video

Looking Back at the 22nd CAF Conference

The 22d CAF Conference was held over September 5 and 6, 2018 at the Newseum in Washington, DC. Discussions focused on removing barriers to a free press in the region; realizing the promise of Chinese trade and investment; raising productivity and growth through technological innovation and structural reforms; ensuring that economic growth is environmentally sustainable; and analyzing political trends and elections across the hemisphere.

Sofia Lalinde, Ethan Knecht

Event Summaries ˙

Members in the News: Leonel Fernández and Laura Chinchilla

On September 26 and 27, 2019, the 2nd Annual Global Forum on Latin America and the Caribbean took place at the Union League Club in New York City, concomitantly with the United Nations General Assembly. Dialogue Members Leonel Fernández and Laura Chinchilla participated in this year’s forum.

Sofia Lalinde

Member in the News ˙

Restricciones en EE.UU.: migrantes cada vez más vulnerables

La Justicia de EE.UU. avala la agenda antimigrantes de Donald Trump. Una victoria política para Trump y un revés para quienes tratan de pedir asilo como refugiados en aquel país. Manuel Orozco analiza la situación.

Manuel Orozco

Interviews ˙ ˙ Deutsche Welle

¿Hacia dónde lleva Ortega a Nicaragua?

La apuesta de Ortega para ganar se basa en su creencia de que tiene una ventaja en este momento siempre y cuando actúe en seis frentes: la represión política y económica, el acomodamiento económico del sector privado, la división y censura de la oposición, una comunidad internacional poco activa, y la protección a su círculo de poder.

Manuel Orozco

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Confidencial

Video

Global Conversations: Challenges and Change in Latin America

Michael Shifter discussed in Minneapolis for Global Minnesota the complex and often strained relations between the US and Latin America including a look at immigration and trade policies, the reversal of the Cuban thaw, the Trump administration’s return to a more militant war on drugs, and the implications of recent developments with Venezuela and China.

Michael Shifter

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ Global Minnesota

Video

Is Colombia’s Peace Deal Falling Apart?

Peter Hakim, president emeritus and a senior fellow at the Inter-American Dialogue, joined Imran Garda of TRT World’s The Newsmakers to discuss recent developments in Colombia and the future of the Colombian government’s peace deal with the FARC.

Peter Hakim

Interviews ˙ ˙ TRT World