• The United States and Mexico in the Trump Era

    On February 6, the Inter-American Dialogue, in partnership with Tulane University and Colegio de Mexico, hosted an all-day conference on US-México relations. This forum convened academic and policy experts from both countries to discuss the challenges and dynamics underpinning economic, migration, and security policies in the Trump administration.

    Feb 16 2018
  • Fin de los TPS, un dardo a las economías centroamericanas

    La eliminación del Estatus de Protección Temporal implica un cambio en el volumen de las transferencias de remesas hacia Centroámerica.

    Feb 15 2018
  • How Successful Was Tillerson’s Latin America Tour?

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson concluded his five-country trip through Latin America and the Caribbean on Feb. 7, during which time he sought to shore up support for further U.S. sanctions against Venezuela’s oil sector and President Nicolás Maduro’s government, as well as to strengthen ties with allies in the region. Did the United States get what it wanted out of Tillerson’s trip?

    Feb 15 2018
  • Ecuador’s Surprising Transition

    On February 12, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted César Montúfar for an open discussion, moderated by Michael Shifter, about Ecuador’s current political climate. Montúfar is an academic, former member of Congress, a prominent political analyst, and the primary accuser in a recent trial against former vice-president Jorge Glas.

    Feb 15 2018
  • Rebuilding Hemispheric Consensus

    A reform agenda for the Organization of American States. 

    Feb 14 2018
  • Towards an Adjustment of Status for Salvadorans with TPS

    In January, 2018 the US government announced that it will not renew Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Salvadorans. This report will explore the consequences of this decision and offer several proposals for avoiding or mitigating the potential harm to Salvadorans currently protected by TPS.

    Feb 14 2018
  • Venezuela Rebukes Tillerson

    Interviewed by Carole MacNeil for CBC Network, Michael Camilleri, director of the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program at the Inter-American Dialogue, discusses the Venezuelan crisis, its upcoming elections, and the response from the US, China, and other Latin-American countries to this crisis. 

    Feb 13 2018
  • Venezolanos en busca de nuevos horizontes: ¿qué hacer?

    ¿Cómo responder al éxodo de miles de venezolanos a otros países de la región? ¿Aceptarlo, controlarlo o rechazarlo? CNN analiza la situación con Manuel Orozco, director del programa de remesas, migración, y desarrollo del Diálogo Interamericano.

    Feb 13 2018
  • Thinking Strategically about China and the U.S. in Latin America

    Fear mongering about China’s intentions in Latin America is misguided. The Chinese government is focused on better economic ties and development cooperation.

    Feb 12 2018
  • El dilema de la oposición venezolana

    Con cada acto autoritario, el chavismo pierde más de la poca legitimidad que le queda ante su propio pueblo y la comunidad internacional. La MUD no debería hacerle las cosas más sencillas. La respuesta al dilema opositor pasa por comprender cuál es la estrategia que debilita más al gobierno y da más chances de que ocurra una transición a la democracia tarde o temprano.

    Feb 12 2018
  • Camilleri: “La Comunidad internacional cada vez más dispuesta a presionar al gobierno”

    Michael Camilleri afirma que la posibilidad de una intervención armada en Venezuela luce lejana, por lo que el cambio debe llegar por la acción de los venezolanos, pero con apoyo diplomático internacional.

    Feb 9 2018
  • Will a U.S. Absence Diminish the New TPP Agreement?

    Negotiators from 11 countries on Jan. 23 reached an agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, trade deal. Which of the Western Hemisphere countries have the most to gain from the agreement?

    Feb 2 2018
  • Violence in Central America: Do no harm, Mr. Trump

    Sending back 200,000 Salvadorans to an already strained region flies in the face of the objectives of the Alliance for Prosperity, and is a surefire way to worsen the social ills that lie at the root of the massive exodus to the United States. A chaotic Central America is a story with no winners except criminal syndicates.

    Feb 2 2018
  • The Energy Solution Latin America Needs

    If the region increases investments in renewable energy to 80%, Latin American countries can save billions of dollars in investments, avoid blackouts and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.

    Feb 1 2018
  • Economic Development in the Caribbean

    On January 30, the Inter-American Dialogue and International Monetary Fund (IMF) hosted an event to discuss the findings of a recently published book, Unleashing Growth and Strengthening Resilience in the Caribbean (November 2017). This event was moderated by Manuel Orozco with panelists Joyce Wong, Sebastian Acevedo and Daniel P. Erikson. The panel discussed the roles that structural transformation, natural disasters, and fiscal policy have on unleashing future growth in the region.

    Jan 31 2018