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Venezuela: ¿Existirá un momento ideal para dialogar?

Michael Shifter comentó en el programa La Tarde de NTN24 sobre el anuncio de las conversaciones pendientes entre delegados de Juan Guaidó y representantes del régimen de Maduro en Barbados. Opina que el diálogo es la mejor opción en este momento.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ NTN24

Beyond the Border: Regional Priorities and the Migration Debate in Central America

Michael Camilleri, Director of the Dialogue’s Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program, spoke at an event hosted by the University of Notre Dame Keough School’s Initiative for Global Development called, “Beyond the Border: Regional Priorities and the Migration Debate in Central America.”

Michael Camilleri, Julia Searby

Event Summaries ˙ ˙ University of Notre Dame

China’s Agro-Industrial Interests in Latin America

The China-Latin America agro-industrial relationship has been growing, and at a notable pace, prompted in large part by China’s evolving food security strategy

Margaret Myers

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Agri-Pulse

Member in the News: Laura Chinchilla

Laura Chinchilla elected new member of the International Olympic Committee. 

Laura Chinchilla

Member in the News ˙ ˙ International Olympic Committee

Brazil’s Energy Sector Needs Reform. Is Bolsonaro Up to the Task?

Revitalizing Brazil’s energy sector will be key to Jair Bolsonaro’s success as president – but so far, he’s had mixed results when it comes to getting reforms through Congress. Unless Bolsonaro learns to work with legislators and ease turbulence within his government, Brazil’s missing energy reforms will continue to threaten its economy, and its politics.

Lisa Viscidi, Nate Graham

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Americas Quarterly

A Critical Moment in Venezuela

In January, the surprising emergence of Juan Guaidó as the opposition’s leader was followed by months of frenetic activity on the Venezuela crisis. Today there seems to be a pause in the high drama. It is in this context that former Chilean president, Michelle Bachelet, now the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, is making a three-day visit to Venezuela. Although it is hard to predict the final result of the visit, there is little doubt that both sides of this tragic and protracted stalemate will seek to take maximum political advantage.

Michael Shifter

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ La Tercera