Analysis

Police Transformation in Latin America by 2030

A new report by Dialogue fellow Kevin Casas, Paola González and Liliana Mesías analyzes the dominant trends in police behavior and organization and predicts how they will shape police forces over time.

Kevin Casas-Zamora, Paola González , Liliana Mesías

Reports ˙ ˙ Download Report

Member in the News: Enrique García

Enrique García, co-vice chair of the Inter-American Dialogue, was awarded the “Enrique V. Iglesias” business award presented by King Felipe VI of Spain during the VVXI Ibero-American Summit in Guatemala. 

Enrique García, Europa Press

Member in the News ˙ ˙ Europa Press

Filling the Infrastructure Gap

Latin American governments are increasingly looking to China to address the region’s glaring infrastructure deficit. However, if history is any indication, China’s commitment to Latin American infrastructure development is unlikely to result in a slew of mega-projects in the coming years.

Margaret Myers

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Harvard Review of Latin America

China’s Belt and Road Lands in Latin America

Joining the Belt and Road is an easy sell for Latin America because the Initiative promises much and demands little, writes Ricardo Barrios.

Ricardo Barrios

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Diálogo Chino

The Energy Solution Latin America Needs

If the region increases renewables to 80% of the electricity matrix and expands integration, countries can save billions of dollars in investments, avoid blackouts and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, argue Lisa Viscidi and Ariel Yépez.

Lisa Viscidi, Rigoberto Ariel Yépez-García

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ The New York Times

Video

Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017

On January 25, 2018 the Inter-American Dialogue’s Migration, Remittances & Development Program hosted “Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017,” an annual event presenting remittance flows to the region.

Audrey Velanovich

Event Summaries ˙

El populismo no pasa sin dejar huellas

Hay una tentación populista permanente nacida de injusticias acumuladas, crónicas debilidades institucionales y canonjías nacidas al amparo del poder.

Kevin Casas-Zamora

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Clarín

Bolivia’s Road Ahead

El jueves 30 de marzo, el Diálogo realizó un evento con Raúl Peñaranda, periodista boliviano y analista político, y José Manuel Ormachea, miembro de la Red Nacional de Participación Política Juvenil y fellow en la Universidad de Georgetown, sobre el futuro de Bolivia.

Danielle Edmonds

Event Summaries ˙

Venezuela en la OEA

Michael Shifter analiza en CNN la controversia por el debate en la OEA sobre Venezuela.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ CNN

Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2016

In 2016, the flow of remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean surpassed US $70 billion. In the 20 countries for which there is data available, the flow reached US$69 billion. This increase demonstrates continued growth since the post-recession period. In this article, we find a range of factors shaping this growth,

Manuel Orozco

Reports ˙

Remittances Scorecard: 2016

In its fourth edition, the Remittances Scorecard ranks 30 companies working in 11 Latin American and Caribbean countries. It evaluates them across 12 indicators to assess their performance and competition in the money transfer industry.

Manuel Orozco, Laura Porras, Julia Yansura

Reports ˙ ˙ Results

La década de Evo

Nadie puede negar los avances en la lucha contra la pobreza y la inclusión. Sin embargo, la concentración de poder se vuelve una amenaza.

Michael Shifter

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ El Deber