On Dec. 14, Dialogue Board member Brian O’Neill was appointed as executive vice president and COO of the Inter-American Development Bank. He will assume his new position on January 1, 2019.
Venerated U.S. Ambassador Thomas Shannon retired in February 2018 after an almost 35-year career at the State Department.
According to Stephen Walt, professor of international affairs at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, the past three decades of US foreign policy have led to unnecessary wars, tragic death and failed diplomacy. Walt shares his insights with Jane Wales, World Affairs CEO, about how to reorient US foreign policy and…
by Erik Brand, Publisher The Latin America Advisor’s editorial team has produced more than 50 editions of the weekly Energy Advisor this year for subscribers at many of the world’s most respected companies, as well as leading universities and government agencies on four continents. I am delighted to share ten…
While Mexican emigration has been declining for the past decade, Mexico continues to be among the top recipients of family remittances worldwide, with growth rates averaging 5% since 2010.
The Inter-American Dialogue and the Wilson Center’s Latin American Program hosted President of the Colombian Commission for the Clarification of Truth, Coexistence and Non-Repetition to discuss the challenges of constructing a coherent and honest narrative of the Colombian conflict.
On December 7, 2018, the Inter-American Dialogue’s Working Group on Latin America met for its 31st session. Dating back to 2001, the group is one of the longest-running and most successful initiatives at the Dialogue. It brings together a select group of political, academic, and civil society leaders from across…
New leaders in Mexico and Brazil may mean big changes to their respective energy sectors. Lisa Viscidi tells Richard Miles of CSIS that a Mexican delay on offshore bidding could have a major impact, but that Brazil is likely to maintain the status quo. Venezuela could take years to recover production once it emerges from its current crisis, given the massive investment required to reverse declining oil output.
On December 4, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted an event titled Defending LGBTIQ Rights in Latin America: Obstacles and Advancements in Law and Culture.
What costs will Latin American countries face in exchange for China’s support, and what are China’s main goals in extending its influence in the region?
On December 12, 2018, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a special reception to celebrate our outgoing co-chairs, Ambassador Carla A. Hills and President Ernesto Zedillo.
On December 13, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted an event for corporate program members called “The Outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean Next Year.”
November’s midterm elections altered the balance of power in Washington, and the new Democratic majority in the House of Representatives, which will mean new chairs on key committees, will play an important role in shaping US energy diplomacy and energy markets in the Western Hemisphere. At an event co-hosted by the Inter-American Dialogue and the Institute of the Americas, panelists discussed how the new Congress will approach key issues affecting energy within the context of Latin America’s evolving role in US trade and foreign policy.
The Latin America Advisor’s editorial team has produced more than 300 editions of the publication this year for subscribers at many of the world’s most respected companies, as well as leading universities and government agencies on four continents. We’re delighted to share a dozen issues our team felt covered especially important developments during 2018, a remarkable year for Latin America and the Caribbean.
On November 14, the Inter-American Dialogue partnered with the Inter-American Development Bank to host an event titled Institutions for Development: What Lies Ahead in the Caribbean?