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Photo of someone typing on a computer. The Internet has been splintered into “a subset of interconnected networks ... to enhance surveillance and limit the free flow of information,” Pedro Less Andrade writes below.

How Is the Internet in Latin America Likely to Change?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on ways to keep the Internet open, fair, secure and interoperable in Latin America and the Caribbean amid geopolitical rivalries for dominance in the digital space.

Agustina del Campo, Nathalia Foditsch, Pedro Less Andrade, Lourdes Casanova, Jason Pielemeier, Husani Durans de Jesus

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Migrant Remittances to Central America and Options for Development

The report recommends leveraging remittances through financial access, education, and investment in order to strengthen economic developments and reduce the need for Central Americans to migrate in the first place.

Manuel Orozco

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Mayors Summit

Mayors Summit: Shared Challenges, Shared Solutions

On June 7, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue, in partnership with the Office of the Mayor of Los Angeles and CAF-Development Bank of Latin America, hosted the first Mayors Summit ahead of the IX Summit of the Americas. 

Gastón Ocampo

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Member in the News: Claudia López

Claudia López, mayor of Bogotá, was selected as the next president of Metropolis, an organization focused on connecting leaders from metropolitan areas from around the world in order to share knowledge and collaborate on common problems.

Claudia López

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Protests in Panama

Are Street Protests in Panama Likely to Continue?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on the outlook for street protests against Panamanian President Laurentino Cortizo.

Ramón E. Martínez de la Guardia, Orlando J. Pérez, Joaquín Jácome Diez, Sabrina Bacal

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International Aid in Haiti – Disappointing Outcomes

On July 13, 2022, Think Tank Haiti, a collaborative initiative between the Inter-American Dialogue and the Quisqueya University in Haiti hosted a webinar on the outcomes of international aid in Haiti. The panel featured a diverse group of experts, discussing why aid may have failed in Haiti as well as what Haiti and donor countries can do to mitigate future poor performance.

Jacky Lumarque, Daniel Dorsainvil, Michaëlle Jean, Pierre-Marie Boisson, Jake Johnston, Georges Fauriol

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Mexico’s level of remittances grew in May to $5.17 billion, a new monthly record. // File Photo: Mexican Government.

Why Do Remittances to Mexico Continue Breaking Records?

A Financial Services Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on the drivers of high levels of remittances in Mexico.

Manuel Orozco, Julia Yansura, Nicolás Mariscal, Tara Hariharan, Hugo Cuevas-Mohr

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Going local: City collaboration following the Summit of the Americas

On July 13, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted an event in collaboration with the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center and the Truman Center for National Policy focused on the next Cities Summit to be held in Denver in 2023.

Andrea Colombo

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Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and U.S. President Joe Biden, pictured last November, are to meet today at the White House. // File Photo: White House.

What Do AMLO & Biden Have to Gain in Today’s Meeting?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on the outlook for President Biden’s meeting with Mexican President López Obrador.

Andrés Rozental, Andrew Rudman, Amy Glover , Pamela Starr, Carlos Véjar

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The U.S. Supreme Court last month overturned its landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that had constitutionally guaranteed women access to abortion. // File Photo: Supreme Court of the United States.

What Could Roe’s Overturn Mean for Latin America?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on the effects of the overturn of Roe vs. Wade on Latin America and the Caribbean.

Joan Caivano, Jane Marcus-Delgado, Carolina Jiménez Sandoval, Leo Perez, Druscilla Scribner

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Enablers of Low-Carbon Hydrogen in LAC

On June 28, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a webinar entitled “Low-Carbon Hydrogen in LAC – Prospects and Pathways”. This online event sought to explore public and private sector plans to develop the hydrogen industry in the region, specifically focusing on barriers to the production, use, and commercialization of low-carbon hydrogen as well as international and cross-sectoral cooperation strategies to accelerate the implementation of this technology.

Simón Ladino Cano, MK Vereen

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