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Shifter: “It is very difficult now to talk about a serious election [in Nicaragua], November 7 will be a complete farce”

Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, spoke with Michael Holmes from CNN about the state of democracy in Latin America. The conversation covered how things are evolving in Nicaragua, after opposition leaders were imprisoned by the Ortega Murillo regime, as well as the potential repercussions of the recent elections in Peru and Mexico.

Michael Shifter

Interviews ˙ ˙ CNN

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Peru’s Fraying Democracy

The second round of the Peruvian presidential elections will take place on June 6. Peru, which is suffering the economic and social effects of the pandemic, will choose between Keiko Fujimori, a former lawmaker in her third run for the country’s highest office and Pedro Castillo, a rural teacher and union leader from the northern region of Cajamarca.

Michael Shifter

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Foreign Affairs

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A Conversation with Iván Duque Márquez, President of the Republic of Colombia

On May 27, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue in collaboration with the Wilson Center hosted “A Conversation with Iván Duque Márquez, President of the Republic of Colombia,” hosting President Duque for a wide-ranging discussion on recent massive street protests in the country and the government’s efforts to calm tensions through national dialogue with protest leaders and the country’s youth. 

Dylan Gervasio

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A ballot box from Chile's May 2021 election is pictured.

What Will Delegates Change in Chile’s New Constitution?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the election of members of Chile’s constituent assembly.

Lucía Dammert, Verónica Figueroa Huencho, María Cristina Escudero, Patricio D. Navia

Latin America Advisor ˙

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El Salvador: Informe de Progreso de Políticas de Primera Infancia

El Salvador ha hecho grandes esfuerzos para implementar nuevas políticas públicas para responder a las necesidades de los niños y niñas en su país. Este informe, elaborado por UNICEF El Salvador y el Diálogo Interamericano, analiza el progreso de políticas de primera infancia en El Salvador.

Jaime David Ayala, UNICEF El Salvador, Diálogo Interamericano, Jimmy Vasquez

Reports ˙ ˙ Descargue el Informe

Colombian President Iván Duque

Can Colombia Find a Peaceful Way to End Deadly Unrest?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on massive social unrest and the state’s heavy-handed response in Colombia.

Elizabeth Dickinson, Francisco Santos, Humberto de la Calle, Arlene B. Tickner, Gwen Burnyeat, Gimena Sánchez-Garzoli

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Pandemia e infancia: ¿Cómo está afectando la pandemia el desarrollo de nuestros niños?

El 29 de abril, Ariel Fiszbein y Salvador Herencia del Diálogo Abierto (Salgalú TV) discutieron cómo la pandemia está afectando el desarrollo infantil temprano, enfocando la conversación en las lecciones aprendidas a partir de una perspectiva regional y los esfuerzos remediales necesarios en la reapertura para recuperar lo perdido durante el cierre de escuelas.

Ariel Fiszbein

Interviews ˙ ˙ Salgalú TV ONLINE

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How to Strengthen Collaboration Between Civil Society and the Public Sector: Challenges and Opportunities for Strategic Collaboration Post-Pandemic

The following document developed by the Dialogue’s Civil Society Working Group, details the main challenges and opportunities for collaboration in education between public sector entities and civil society as well as 5 recommendations on for strengthening those collaboration post-pandemic.

Grupo de Trabajo de Sociedad Civil

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