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Nosso Lugar

Member in the News: Tabata Amaral

Tabata Amaral, federal deputy in São Paulo and education activist, has published a book titled Nosso lugar: O caminho que me levou à luta por mais mulheres na política, or “Our place: The path that led me to the fight for more women in politics.”

Tabata Amaral

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Mexico Power Sector Policies Brief

Mexican Power Sector Policies: Economic and Trade Impacts

This policy brief examines the regulatory changes in Mexico’s electric power sector made under the López Obrador administration. The brief analyzes the broader implications for Mexico’s economy and its trade and economic relations with its key trading partner, the United States. A full report will be forthcoming in October 2020.

Lisa Viscidi, Nate Graham, Sarah Phillips

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Priscila Vansetti

Member in the News: Priscila Vansetti

Priscila Vansetti, director of Global Strategy and Business Development at Corteva Agriscience, was named the Lifetime Achievement – Industry Award recipient of the 2020 HENAAC Awards, sponsored by the Great Minds in Stem (GMiS).

Priscila Vansetti

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Oil rig at sunset Video

Latin American State Oil Companies and Climate Change

Lisa Viscidi, director of the Energy, Climate Change and Extractive Industries Program, sat down with Natural Gas World to discuss her recent report, Latin American State Oil Companies: Decarbonization Strategies and Role in the Energy Transition.

Lisa Viscidi

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The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted treatments for noncommunicable diseases. The Simón Bolívar Hospital in Bogotá is pictured above. // File Photo: EEIM via Creative Commons.

How Can the Region Ensure Treatment for Existing Conditions?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the treatment of noncommunicable diseases in Latin America and the Caribbean amid Covid-19.

Alicia Bárcena, Julio Frenk, Rolf Hoenger, María Luisa Ávila, Ansel Hennis, Felicia Knaul, Michael Touchton

Latin America Advisor ˙

Carlos F. Chamorro interviewing Michael Shifter Video

Shifter: “Joe Biden no es blando, es un duro con las dictaduras”

Michael Shifter conversó con Carlos Fernando Chamorro de Confidencial para tratar cómo la administración Biden manejaría los temas más apremiantes de América Latina y cómo las relaciones regionales podrían cambiar. La conversación abarcó una amplia gama de temas como la estrategia interna de la campaña Biden, un conflicto posible entre Biden y Claver-Carone, y la política de Biden hacia los dictadores de la región.

Michael Shifter, Carlos F. Chamorro

Interviews ˙ ˙ Confidencial

Mia Amor Mottley

Member in the News: Mia Amor Mottley

Mia Amor Mottley, prime minister of Barbados, has been nominated to serve as Development Committee Chair for the joint committee of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Mia Amor Mottley

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The United States nominated Mauricio Claver-Carone to head the Inter-American Development Bank. // File Photo: U.S. State Department.

Trump’s Pick for IDB Chief Could Hamstring Latin America’s Top Lender

For Latin American and Caribbean nations that will depend heavily on the Inter-American Development Bank to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic in the years to come, the implications of Mauricio Claver-Carone’s bid for the presidency are profound.

Michael Camilleri

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ World Politics Review

U.S. President Donald Trump and his challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden, pictured accepting the Democratic nomination for president Thursday night, have voiced support for tougher sanctions on Venezuela’s government. // Photo: Biden Campaign.

Would Joe Biden Change U.S. Policy Toward Venezuela?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring expert viewpoints on what the U.S. policy toward Venezuela would be like under a potential Biden administration.

Juan Gonzalez, Diego Arria, Ray Walser, Laura Carlsen, Ryan C. Berg

Latin America Advisor ˙

Can Latin America Find a Faster Path to Digital Government?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on the progress and challenges of digital government in Latin America and the Caribbean.

João Pacheco, Carlos Santiso, Silvina Moschini, Laura Gaviria Halaby, Luis Tejerina

Latin America Advisor ˙

Private sector investment Video

Private Sector and Early Childhood Investment

On August 13, the Inter-American Dialogue’s Education Program, the Early Childhood Development Action Network (ECDAN), UNICEF and United Way convened a virtual seminar on the role of the private sector in early childhood development in Latin America.

Daniela Saez, Martha Guerrero

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Michael Shifter interviewed by NTN24 Video

Demócratas nominan formalmente a Biden como candidato contra Trump

Los demócratas intensificaron sus ataques contra el presidente Donald Trump este martes, en el segundo día de la convención virtual en la que nominaron oficialmente a Joe Biden como candidato a la Casa Blanca. Michael Shifter conversó con NTN24 sobre la convención demócrata y la nominación de Kamala Harris a la vicepresidencia. 

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ NTN24