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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The Oil from Ipanema

Brazil has vast oil reserves, but can the Bolsonaro government get the energy to market? Lisa Viscidi tells Richard Miles of CSIS that reforms are already in place that will enable oil production “to take off.” The real obstacles are the financial stability of Petrobras, the shaky state oil conglomerate, and the monopoly that the state has on most aspects of energy production, delivery, and even retail sales.


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Trump está demostrando al Ejército venezolano —principal sostén de Maduro— que tiene el poder de causar un dolor inmenso y, de esta manera, persuadir a los militares a usar su poder para sacar al régimen chavista. Supongo que este es el comienzo de una negociación de alto riesgo entre las dos grandes y verdaderas potencias en el conflicto de Venezuela: es decir, EE.UU. y los militares venezolanos.