Argentina’s economic crisis and the fiscal belt-tightening it demands have led to gradual cuts to wholesale electricity and natural gas subsidies for consumers and a liberalization of energy prices over the course of Mauricio Macri’s administration. This has helped make Argentina more attractive as a destination for energy investment despite its economic tumult, said Argentine Secretary of Energy Gustavo Lopetegui at an event organized by the Inter-American Dialogue on March 14.
On March 5, 2019, the Inter American Dialogue hosted an event titled “Political Finance and State Capture in the Americas.”
On March 5, the Inter-American Dialogue presented its new book titled Unfulfilled Promises: Latin America Today. Ambassador Shannon and president Chinchilla praised the book for constructing a narrative about the highly diverse region, highlighting its main idiosyncrasies and analyzing where it might be headed in coming years.
“Puerto Rico 2019: What Lies Ahead?” brought together a panel of experts on economics, fiscal issues, and energy policy to discuss the current state of Puerto Rico’s recovery and its future prospects.
The Inter-American Dialogue co-hosted an event with President Ivan Duque Marquez called “Colombia’s Domestic and Regional Opportunities and Challenges.”
On February 11th, the Inter-American Dialogue and Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) hosted the third event in a series dedicated to Brazil.
Laura Gualdron summarizes and analyzes the discussion around grand corruption prosecutions in the Americas.
On February 4, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted an event titled “Venezuela: Between Hope and Uncertainty” to discuss the possible scenarios in which the Venezuelan crisis might unfold.
On Thursday, January 31st, Dialogue president Michael Shifter briefed key Congressional staff during a meeting organized by the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
On December 20, 2018, the Inter-American Dialogue and Reporters Without Borders hosted an event at the Dialogue titled “Attacks on Press Freedom and Civil Society in Nicaragua.”
Japan is upgrading its relations with Latin America with a focus on innovation, sustainable infrastructure and value chain development.
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…
On December 4, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted an event titled Defending LGBTIQ Rights in Latin America: Obstacles and Advancements in Law and Culture.
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.