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The Inter-American Dialogue closely examines Latin America’s evolving relationship with countries outside the Western Hemisphere as well as its expanding global influence. 

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Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2018

On April 4, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted its yearly event on remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean, “Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2018.” The event brought together a panel of experts for a discussion of 2018 remittance flows, the outlook for 2019,  and issues influencing the marketplace.


The International Standoff Over Venezuela

Energy Program Director Lisa Viscidi went on CGTN to discuss the latest developments in the increasingly international debate over how to peacefully resolve the crisis in embattled Venezuela. 

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Rusia es un gran obstáculo en la estrategia de Estados Unidos. Rusia es uno de los pocos países, junto con China y Cuba, que están apoyando a Maduro, precisamente cuando Estados Unidos está presionando por una transición democrática. La presencia de tropas rusas es una muestra de apoyo y solidaridad con el régimen de Maduro.  
The highest levels of Venezuela's military are essentially sustaining Maduro's hold on power. The Trump administration should focus on that challenge, not by issuing threats and ultimatums to the generals, which hasn't worked, but rather by trying to arrange and facilitate serious negotiations to strike a deal that would pave the way for a democratic transition. It's certain to be a complicated, difficult task, but without it, it is hard to have much confidence that the crisis can be resolved.