Future of Latin America

Growing international uncertainty and complexity are provoking an increasing interest in studies of the future. Profound transformations in the world economy, climate change, and new technologies will ensure that the region’s future is inextricably connected to developments taking place beyond the borders of individual nations. To address these new challenges, the Inter-American Dialogue is working to support the development of strategic thinking in Latin America, using future and foresight studies.


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“In Chile, I think you see what is now the established trend in Latin America — the complete crumbling of political parties with any kind of moderate centrist option. It’s being replaced by high levels of political uncertainty and enormous fragmentation.”
Cuando [PDVSA] no encuentra mercados, en lugar de dejar de producir [petróleo] trata de usar la máxima cantidad de inventario posible, entonces también puede exportar más en un mes porque tiene petróleo de sobra en almacenamiento que está esperando para ser exportado.