• Separaciones en la frontera y la política migratoria de Donald Trump

    En este episodio de Club de Prensa Michael Shifter debate el impacto de las políticas migratorias de la administración Trump, en particular, las recientes protestas en contra de la separación y el encarcelamiento de menores, y lo que esto significa para la política estadounidense.

    Jun 21 2018
  • Learning Latin America: China’s Strategy for Area Studies Development

    Since 2010, a series of Chinese government policies has supported the development of increasingly high quality Latin American and other area studies centers across the country, primarily in an effort to inform China’s foreign policy-making.

    Jun 21 2018
  • The Future of Education in Latin America and the Caribbean

    On June 14, the Education Program launched its new report on the future of education in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Jun 21 2018
  • US Foreign Policy toward Latin America

    In a public event for the Chappaqua Library (NY), Michael Shifter discussed the impact of President Trump’s first year in office upon American foreign policy and relations with Latin America. Shifter outlines three policy issues that have recently heightened tensions between the United States and Latin America: isolationist and protectionist immigration and trade policies, the reversal of the Cuban thaw, and the Trump administration’s return to a more militant War on Drugs.

    Jun 20 2018
  • Implicaciones humanitarias de la política inmigratoria de EEUU

    Se multiplican las voces de indignación por la política inmigratoria de “cero tolerancia” que separa a miles de niños centroamericanos de sus familias en la frontera sur de Estados Unidos. Manuel Orozco, director del programa de Migración, Remesas y Desarrollo del Diálogo Interamericano ofrece su opinión a esta crítica situación que se vive hoy en día.

    Jun 20 2018
  • Peru: The State of Teacher Policies

    What is the state of the teaching profession in Peru? A new report analyzes challenges and opportunities for teacher policies in the country.

    Jun 19 2018
  • Lava Jato and the Winds of Change

    In the wake of the Car Wash corruption scandal, seven Latin American countries are heading to the polls to elect new presidents. Global Insight assesses the implications for rule of law and democracy across the continent. Michael Camilleri shares his impressions.

    Jun 19 2018
  • Colombia Elects Conservative Candidate Ivan Duque to Be Next President

    Millions of Colombians voted in a presidential election run-off on Sunday. The winner is Ivan Duque a 41-year-old conservative. And, after a divisive campaign between left and right, he has vowed to unite his country. To discuss the path forward for Colombia, Anand Naidoo, host of CGTN’s The Heat, spoke with Bernardo Perez Salazar, Juan Carlos Hidalgo, Gustau Alegret, and Michael Shifter.

    Jun 19 2018
  • Los retos internacionales para el nuevo presidente

    Después de ocho años de Juan Manuel Santos, Iván Duque, del Centro Democrático, tendrá la oportunidad de redefinir las relaciones con la comunidad internacional. El Espectador conversó con expertos de diez países y les preguntó sobre el futuro de la diplomacia entre sus naciones y Colombia. Michael Shifter comenta sobre la relación con Estados Unidos.

    Jun 18 2018
  • Shifter: Es difícil imaginar que Ortega llegue hasta el final de su mandato

    Michael Shifter fue entrevistado por NTN24 acerca de la crisis en Nicaragua. Frente a la tensión política que se vive en el país, Shifter opinó que “puede ser que Ortega intente seguir con la represión contra la oposición y puede funcionar por un tiempo, pero no creo que le vaya a funcionar a la larga, creo que no va a llegar a 2021. Es difícil imaginar que Ortega termine hasta el final de su mandato.”

    Jun 18 2018
  • The Crisis of Democracy and Women’s Rights in the Americas

    On June 4, the Inter-American Dialogue, the Center for Reproductive Rights, and the International Planned Parenthood Federation co-sponsored an event titled “The Crisis of Democracy and Women’s Rights in the Americas.”

    Jun 15 2018
  • Citi’s Ernesto Revilla Joins the Latin America Advisor Board

    A native of Mexico, Revilla brings fresh insights to the venerable advisory board.

    Jun 15 2018
  • Will Mexico Make Big Strides Toward Renewable Energy?

    It’s not all about oil in Mexico.

    Jun 15 2018
  • Crises in Venezuela & the Path Forward for Colombia

    Host Ray Offenheiser and guest Michael Shifter, the president of Inter-American Dialogue, discuss the economic and political crises in Venezuela, as well as the upcoming elections and path forward for peace in Colombia.

    Jun 15 2018
  • Oil and Politics in Latin America

    In a conversation with CSIS, Lisa Viscidi explained the potential implications of this year’s elections in Latin America’s top oil producing countries. Political changes in Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, and Venezuela will affect oil output, with effects felt both domestically and in the United States.

    Jun 14 2018