Analysis

Issues Shaping Central America

A compilation of the most relevant Dialogue’s articles, presentations and reports on Central America: its development challenges and policy options.

Articles & Op-Eds ˙

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Member in the News: Roberta Jacobson

Roberta Jacobson, former US Ambassador to Mexico (2016 – 2018) and Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs (2012-2016) testified before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on April 10 on the importance of US Aid to Central America. 

Roberta Jacobson

Congressional Testimony ˙ ˙ House Foreign Affairs Committee

People are pictured last month at a Guatemalan migration office in Valle Nuevo, near the Salvadoran border.

How Will Recent Disasters Change Migration Flows?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on expected migration flows following Hurricanes Eta and Iota in Central America.

Manuel Orozco, Tiziano Breda, Ursula Roldán, Todd Bensman

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Corruption and Human Rights in the Northern Triangle

On June 27, the Inter-American Dialogue partnered with the Due Process of Law Foundation and the Washington Office on Latin America to hold an expert discussion on “Corruption and Human Rights in the Northern Triangle.” The conversation gave insight as to how anti-corruption efforts in the Northern Triangle can benefit from the inclusion of human rights discourse and the work of international bodies, such as the CICIG in Guatemala and MACCIH in Honduras.

Camille Preel-Dumas

Event Summaries ˙

The Distributional Impact of Fiscal Policy in South Africa

This paper, published uses the 2010/11 Income and Expenditure Survey for South Africa to analyze the progressivity of the main tax and social spending programs and quantify their impact on poverty and inequality.

Nora Lustig, Gabriela Inchauste, Mashekwa Maboshe, Catriona Purfield, Ingrid Woolard

Reports ˙ ˙ Download Report

Remesas convertidas en ahorro

En alianza con Banpro y la Alianza para las Migraciones en Centroamérica y México, nuestro programa de inclusión financiera generó US$960,000 en ahorros.

Iván Olivares

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Confidencial

Grupo de Trabajo en reunión

32ª Reunión Anual del Grupo de Trabajo sobre América Latina

La 32ª reunión del Grupo de Trabajo sobre América Latina (LAWG por sus siglas en inglés) tuvo lugar el 9 de diciembre en Washington, DC. En esta reunión, el grupo prestó especial atención a los disturbios y protestas que se vieron en la región en 2019.

Irene Estefanía, Melanie Ordoñez

Event Summaries ˙

Climate Change in the Northern Triangle: Recommendations for US Assistance

The countries of Central America’s Northern Triangle—El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras—are especially vulnerable to the severe and worsening impacts of climate change. This policy brief, the first in a series of three publications, describes the main challenges and provides broad recommendations for the US strategy on climate change adaptation in the region. It is based on inputs from the Task Force on Climate Change in the Northern Triangle, coordinated by the Inter-American Dialogue.

Reports ˙ ˙ Climate Change in the Northern Triangle: Recommendations for US Assistance

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Migración centroamericana en la era de Donald Trump

Manuel Orozco fue entrevistado por Radio Ciudad de Buenos Aires. Orozco analizó la política migratoria del presidente Donald Trump y las condiciones económicas de países centroamericanos como factores de la migración regional.

Manuel Orozco

Interviews ˙ ˙ Radio Ciudad de Buenos Aires (Argentina)