Analysis

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Haiti’s Rule of Lawlessness

Criminality is ubiquitous in Haitian officialdom. In fact, Haitian politics and government at all levels have become so enmeshed in and dependent on graft, gunrunning, drug smuggling, and gang violence that it is nearly impossible to disentangle them.

Monique Clesca

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Foreign Affairs

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Pairing Migration Enforcement with Foreign Policy

The Biden administration’s new border enforcement actions may reduce some but not all migration from Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua, and Venezuela. The measure may have the unintended result of marketing migration to those whose intention to do so was not as strong. This report recommends three differentiated steps the US should consider, including leveraging sanctions, working with the diaspora, and OAS engagement.

Manuel Orozco

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How Will the Brazil-U.S. Relationship Change Under Lula?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ views on how relations between the United States and Brazil may change after Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva takes office as Brazil’s president on Jan. 1.

Gabrielle Trebat, Rubens Barbosa, Amanda Mattingly, Cecília Godoy

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Haiti Policy: Stumbling Toward 2023

Diagnosis of the crisis has been easy—but what key actors in Haiti and its international partners can agree on what to do about has remained muddled.

Georges Fauriol

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Global Americans

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In Memoriam: Jim Kolbe

The Dialogue mourns the loss of former US Representative and former Dialogue board member, Jim Kolbe. Kolbe passed away on December 3, 2022 at the age of 80.

Jim Kolbe

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Member in the News: Amna Nawaz

Amna Nawaz, chief correspondent for PBS Newshour, has been named as the new PBS Newshour co-anchor, along with Geoff Bennett. 

Amna Nawaz

Member in the News ˙ ˙ PBS Newshour

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What Do Changing Political Dynamics Mean for Maduro?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on changing political dynamics in the Western Hemisphere and what they mean for Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.

Michael Shifter, Diego Arria, John Price, Rafael E. Álvarez-Loscher, Carlos Delgado Flores

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Orozco: Los cómplices del régimen “no están a salvo” de sanciones de EEUU

En una conversación con Confidencial, Manuel Orozco, director del Programa de Migración, Remesas y Desarrollo del Diálogo Interamericano, analizó la orden ejecutiva 13851, que dictó Joseph Biden con el fin de limitar la relación comercial de Estados Unidos con Nicaragua. 

Manuel Orozco

Interviews ˙ ˙ Confidencial

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Are South America’s Leftists Willing to Work With the U.S.?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s recent trip to South America.

Arturo Sarukhán, Maria Velez de Berliner, David Castrillón-Kerrigan, Francisco E. González, Christine Sixta Rinehart

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Give Haiti another chance — and the support it needs

Based on wide experience in eight conflicts, to include Haiti, I believe there is a way out of the current dead end. It requires patiently and assertively combining international expertise and resources with Haitian will and energy to address the country’s intertwined problems of security and governance.

Keith Mines

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ The Hill