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Connectivity in the Americas

On March 4, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted the online event “Connectivity in the Americas” to discuss the challenges to, and necessity of, improving connectivity in the region. 

Carolina Celedón

Event Summaries ˙

A photo of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández talking into a microphone while wearing a surgical face mask.

Will Honduras’ Presidential Vote Be Free and Fair?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Honduras’ March 14 elections ahead of the November presidential elections.

Luis Suazo, Enrique Rodríguez Burchard, Lisa Haugaard, Tiziano Breda

Latin America Advisor ˙

A photo, in color, of Yonhy Lescano, a front-runner in Peru's presidential election.

Who Has the Edge Ahead of Peru’s Presidential Vote?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on the candidates to watch ahead of Peru’s upcoming presidential election on April 11.

Cynthia McClintock, Ursula Indacochea, Julio Carrión, Nicolás Urrutia, Rosa Alayza, Alfredo Torres

Latin America Advisor ˙

Woman working in front of a computer.

Can Latin America Create Better Job Options for Women?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on the impacts of Covid-19 on Latin American and Caribbean women’s participation in the work force.

Alicia Bárcena, Joyce Wong, Paula Tavares, Ana Basco, Valentina Sader

Latin America Advisor ˙

Venezuelan migrants are pictured carrying their bags as they cross the border into Colombia.

What Will Legality Mean for Refugees From Venezuela?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on the Colombia government’s granting of legal status to Venezuelan migrant and refugees.

Betilde Muñoz-Pogossian, Maria Velez de Berliner, Mauricio Claver-Carone, Andrés Martínez-Fernández

Latin America Advisor ˙

Peruvian lawmakers are considering an overhaul of the country’s pension system. An office of Peruvian pension fund manager AFP Integra is pictured before the Covid-19 pandemic.

Will Peru’s Pension System Undergo a Major Reform?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the effects of proposed changes to Peru’s pension system.

Luis Miguel Castilla, Cristian Rodriguez, Mercedes Aráoz, Pablo Antolin, Pedro Francke

Latin America Advisor ˙

Ecuadorean presidential candidate Andrés Arauz celebration his first-round victory.

Who Is in the Best Position to Win Ecuador’s Runoff?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Ecuador’s presidential election results and April 11 runoff.

Beatrice Rangel, Daniela Chacón Arias, Ramiro Crespo, Carlos de la Torre, Francisco X. Swett, Grace Jaramillo

Latin America Advisor ˙

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro speaking into a microphone.

Would Talks Help Solve Venezuela’s Political Crisis?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on the prospects for political dialogue and free and fair elections in Venezuela.

Abraham Lowenthal, Vanessa Neumann, David Smilde, Marc Becker, Jennifer McCoy, Gustavo Roosen, Diego Arria

Latin America Advisor ˙

The National Congress building in Brasília

What’s at Stake in Brazil’s Legislative Leadership Vote?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on the selection of new leadership in both chambers of Brazil’s Congress and what it means for Bolsonaro.

Tabata Amaral, Gabrielle Trebat, Anya Prusa, Gilberto M. A. Rodrigues

Latin America Advisor ˙

Joe Biden at a podium.

Can Biden Rebuild U.S. Credibility in Latin America?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on the Biden presidency in the United States following tense weeks since the Jan. 6 breach of the Capitol.

Maria Velez de Berliner, Nicolás Mariscal, Jason Marczak, John Feeley, Rubens Barbosa, Isabel Saint Malo, Roberta Lajous

Latin America Advisor ˙

A health care worker in Chile is pictured getting the Covid-19 vaccination.

How Well Are Covid Vaccinations Going in Latin America?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on widespread vaccination programs in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Katherine E. Bliss, Maria Luisa Ávila, Arachu Castro, Paulo M. Buss, Cuauhtémoc Ruiz Matus, Felicia M. Knaul, Michael Touchton

Latin America Advisor ˙

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with his former Mexican and U.S. counterparts, Enrique Peña Nieto and Barack Obama.

Will Another ‘Three Amigos’ Summit Happen Anytime Soon?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the future of North American relations under a Biden administration.

Rebecca Bill Chavez, Laura Carlsen, Antonio Ortiz-Mena, Christopher Sands, Antonio Ortiz-Mena, Carlos Vejar

Latin America Advisor ˙

A student wearing a mask is reading in a classroom.

How Much Has the Pandemic Reversed Education Gains?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on the challenges for education tin Latin America and the Caribbean following the coronavirus pandemic.

Nora Lustig, Sarah Stanton, Debra Gittler, Leonardo Garnier, Mary Guinn Delaney, Zoila Recinos

Latin America Advisor ˙

A job fair in Mexico’s Guerrero state is pictured.

What Might Latin America’s Economic Recovery Look Like?

Experts comment on the economic outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean in 2021 and beyond.

Alicia Bárcena, Claudio Loser, Alfredo Coutiño, Joydeep Mukherji, Vangie Bhagoo-Ramrattan, Dorotea López Giral

Latin America Advisor ˙