Colombian President Iván Duque on April 12 touted his government’s security achievements in a speech to the U.N. Security Council. // Photo: United Nations.

Has Security in Colombia Improved Under Duque?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the state of security in Colombia under Iván Duque’s administration.

Elizabeth Dickinson, Adam Isacson, Gwen Burnyeat, Richard McColl

Latin America Advisor ˙

Venezuela’s rate of inflation has fallen, and some analysts are expecting double-digit growth in the country’s economy this year. Venezuela’s central bank is pictured. // File Photo: Venezuelan Government.

Has Venezuela’s Economy Started to Turn a Corner?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the 2022 outlook for the state of the Venezuelan economy.

Jonathan Coles, Ruth Krivoy, Ricardo Hausmann, Asdrúbal Oliveros, Gustavo Roosen

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Chavez: “Hay que unirse para buscar soluciones multilaterales por vías de cooperación”

Rebecca Bill Chavez, recién nombrada presidenta y CEO del Diálogo Interamericano, habló con El Tiempo sobre su nueva posición y sus prioridades ante la situación actual que se vive en América Latina y el Caribe. Una politóloga con énfasis en relaciones internacionales y una larga historia en el servicio público, Rebecca trae décadas de experiencia para abordar los temas más urgentes en las relaciones entre América Latina y el resto del mundo. 

Rebecca Bill Chavez

Interviews ˙ ˙ El Tiempo

An increasing number of Chileans have become opposed to proposals coming from the country’s Constitutional Convention (pictured). // File Photo: Chile Constitutional Convention.

Is Chile’s Rewrite of the Constitution Going Off Course?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the Chilean constitutional rewrite and public opinion in Chile.

Carolina Goic, Santiago Canton, Michael Diaz, Eric Pons, Patricio Navia, Pamela Figueroa

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Argentina’s Ruling Coalition Hopes to Avoid ‘Death by IMF’

In most of the world, the International Monetary Fund is just a multilateral financial institution. In Argentina, in contrast, the fund is a fundamental and highly controversial part of economic and political life. As if to highlight that, the country’s ruling Peronist coalition is currently unraveling from internal divisions following a recent agreement between the government and the IMF, approved only weeks ago.

Bruno Binetti

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ World Politics Review

Argentina will boost shipments of oil and natural gas to Chile as part of a bilateral agreement made between the two neighboring countries on April 4. A natural gas pipeline in Argentina’s Neuquén basin is pictured. // File Photo: Argentine Government.

Will Chile Be Able to Import More Gas From Argentina?

A Latin America Energy Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Chile and Argentina’s agreement for collaboration in energy.

Fermín Koop, Ezequiel Fernández, Roland Huxley, Schreiner Parker, Gerardo Rabinovich, James F. Channing

Latin America Advisor ˙

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China-Latin America Economic Update

On April 12, the Inter-American Dialogue and Boston University Global Development Policy Center co-hosted a public event to consider key trends in China-Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) economic relations.

Dante Schulz

Event Summaries ˙

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La desestabilización política en Centroamérica

Varios países en Centroamérica están demostrando preocupantes señales de desestabilización política y la comunidad internacional tiene varias herramientas legales que puede usar para reforzar el proceso democrático.

Manuel Orozco

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Confidencial

President Pedro Castillo on Thursday ordered the armed forces to supervise Peru’s highways for the next month in the face of trucking blockades over inflation that have halted travel and commerce. // File Photo: Peruvian Government.

What Can Be Done to Make Peru More Politically Stable?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on continued political instability in the Peruvian government.

Cynthia McClintock, Pedro Francke, Mercedes Aráoz, Claudia Navas

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere – Towards the Summit of the Americas

On March 31, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a public event to present its biennial Sol M. Linowitz policy report titled: “The Case for Renewed Cooperation in a Troubled Hemisphere: Towards the Ninth Summit of the Americas”. During the event, panelists discussed the main findings and recommendations of the report and analyzed the current state of regional and hemispheric cooperation.

Andrea Colombo

Event Summaries ˙

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Canton: La vulnerabilidad de los niños que huyen de la guerra

En una entrevista nueva con NTN24, Santiago Cantón, director del programa de derecho del Diálogo Interamericano, da su perspectiva sobre la crisis de refugiados en Ucrania, y que deben hacer los países que reciben los refugiados.

Santiago Canton

Interviews ˙ ˙ NTN24

Rodrigo Chaves, an economist and former finance minister, was elected Costa Rica’s president on Sunday. // File Photo: Costa Rican Government.

What Challenges Await Costa Rica’s Next President?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Costa Rica’s new president-elect, Rodrigo Chaves.

Carlos Denton, Francisco Chacón-González, Eugenia Aguirre, Bruce Wilson, Tatiana Benavides-Santos, Pablo Duncan-Linch

Latin America Advisor ˙