Analysis

Margaret Myers speaks on Two the Point Video

Mask Diplomacy

How is China’s coronavirus assistance to Latin America being perceived and what are the implications for US-China competition in the region?

Margaret Myers, Benjamin Gedan

Podcasts ˙ ˙ Two The Point - Wilson Center Podcast

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To Address Inequality, Look Racism in the Face

Washington’s economic and political reform agenda isn’t wrong. It’s just too narrowly conceived. To work, it must address Latin America’s pernicious and pervasive inequality and racism.

Peter Hakim

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Los Angeles Times

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

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Energy and Climate Change: Latin America as a Strategic Player

In an interview with The Science of Where Magazine, Lisa Viscidi, director of the Energy, Climate Change, and Extractive Industries Program, and Sarah Phillips, program assistant, discussed Latin America’s progress toward the energy transition and its geopolitical implications. 

Lisa Viscidi, Sarah Phillips

Interviews ˙ ˙ The Science of Where Magazine

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China’s Regional Engagement Goals in Latin America

The success of China’s regional outreach in Latin America will depend, as it has for a number of years, on Beijing’s relative influence in regional institutions and on the capacity and effectiveness of the institutions themselves.

Margaret Myers

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy

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Assessing the Outlook for Energy Investment in Latin America

2019 marks the first year since new leaders in Brazil, Colombia and Mexico took office. We can now see more clearly the way their policy decisions have affected the energy sector and opportunities for investment. Meanwhile, Argentina holds presidential elections later this month. Venezuela, in turn, faces a worsening economic crisis as oil production plummets. Industry experts, government officials, and corporate representatives convened to discuss these issues and their regional impacts on October 2 at the Inter-American Dialogue.

Julia Weil

Event Summaries ˙

Michael Shifter at the Inter-American Dialogue

Shifter: “Vamos hacia una intensificación de los nacionalismos”

Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Inter-Americano, habló con Carlos Morales Peña de Forbes Bolivia sobre la crisis desatada por el Covid-19, su efecto en el orden político y económico mundial, los posibles cambios en el proceso de globalización y el rol de China, entre otros. 

Michael Shifter, Carlos Morales Peña

Interviews ˙ ˙ Forbes Bolivia

Chinese Finance to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017

China’s record of lending in LAC continues to surpass that of other banks, even though policy banks issued only $9 billion to the region in 2017.

Margaret Myers, Kevin Gallagher

Reports ˙ ˙ China-Latin America Finance Database

中国企业的社会责任:聚焦拉美

未来几年,中国企业在履行社会责任方面的进展尤其重要,这不仅关系到当地人民的福祉和企业的声誉,也关系到国家主席习近平的标志性外交倡议“一带一路”的推进。

Margaret Myers

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ 财新网

Hepatitis C, viruses of which are pictured above, primarily affects the liver and is spread through blood-to-blood contact. // Image: AJC1 via Creative Commons.

Is Hepatitis C the New Health Priority for the Americas?

How big of a problem is hepatitis C in Latin America? What kinds of efforts should countries and the private sector make to fight it?

Andrew Rudman, Katherine E. Bliss, Ryan McKeel, Núria Homedes, Carl Meacham

Latin America Advisor ˙