Andes

The Inter-American Dialogue’s work in the Andes region examines opportunities and challenges facing Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. Issues include democratic governance, security and drug policy, cross-border relations, and energy. 


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Uncertainty in Latin America: A Political Outlook

Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, sits down with Latinvex to answer important questions as three major economies in Latin America – Brazil, Chile, and Colombia – approach presidential elections and other countries face crises and protests. 

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Private Meeting with Colombia Delegation: The Compromiso Valle Mission

On November 9, 2021, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a private meeting with members of the Colombian delegation for Compromiso Valle during their visit to Washington, DC. The private roundtable conversation included Maria Isabel Ulloa, executive director of Compromiso Valle and former Minister of Mines and Energy of Colombia, Erlendy Cuero, defender of afro-descendant victims, and Remy Calero, CEO of AseoYa.


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Aunque la producción [de crudo en Colombia] no es muy alta en comparativa global, las exportaciones petroleras son clave para su economía: es una de sus principales fuentes de divisas y es fundamental para el tipo de cambio del peso colombiano.
Para Venezuela, que en este momento no está produciendo crudo ligero, [el acuerdo con Irán] es un negocio excelente porque reciben lo que necesitan, y les da la posibilidad de producir más, de aumentar sus exportaciones.