North America

The Inter-American Dialogue’s work in North America examines opportunities and challenges facing the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Issues include energy, security, economics and trade, and international relations. 


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Member in the News: Julio Frenk

Dr. Julio Frenk, president of the University of Miami, has published a new book titled Proteger a Mexico: un enfoque integral para que el gobierno no nos falle, a case study of Mexico’s health care system.

Clean Energy Auctions in Latin America

Long-term power supply auctions are an increasingly popular instrument worldwide for attracting renewable energy investment while cutting prices, increasing energy security, and reducing emissions. Latin America has been at the forefront of using auctions to boost renewable energy capacity. This study analyzes design and outcomes of government-led long-term power auctions with participation from non-conventional renewable sources in six countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Argentina, Peru, and Jamaica) since 2015.


Press Mentions See all

Pompeo will probably seek support from Costa Rica and Jamaica for the re-election of Almagro, which he considers a priority given his firm stance against Maduro. He will do what he can to ensure that the strong opposition of the region to Maduro, and his insistence on a democratic transition, does not decline.
Pompeo probablemente buscará obtener el apoyo de Costa Rica y Jamaica para la reelección de Almagro, lo cual considera una prioridad dada la firme postura de éste contra Maduro. Hará lo que pueda para asegurarse de que la fuerte oposición de la región a Maduro, y su insistencia en una transición democrática, no decaiga.