Economics, Finance & Trade

In recent years, economic opportunities have become the main force driving relationships in the Western Hemisphere. While political cooperation has stumbled, robust trade and financial engagement have been shown to be the best foundation for stronger partnerships between the countries of the region. But Latin American nations face enormous challenges in strengthening their international competitiveness, assuring their position in global finance and trade flows, and achieving equitable growth.

The Inter-American Dialogue seeks to encourage further economic integration and cooperation by building a better understanding of the major trends affecting trade, foreign investment, and economic development in the Americas.

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Foto de Manuel Orozco en Esta Semana con Carlos F. Chamorro Video

Orozco: “Ortega no se siente protegido por sus aliados políticos”

En una entrevista con Esta Semana y Confidencial, Manuel Orozco, director del programa Migración, Remesas y Desarrollo del Diálogo Interamericano, conversó con Carlos F. Chamorro sobre el rol del sistema interamericano en promover cambio democrático en Nicaragua, el uso de las sanciones y la política exterior del régimen Ortega-Murillo entre otros temas.

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Growth [in Nicaragua] is largely driven by family remittances, which are projected to increase to [US]$5 billion in 2023...This means that economic dependence on remittances will be over 30 [percent] of GDP and one million households will receive money.