Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Podcast

    Venezuela in Crisis

    July 20, 2016, Dany Bahar, Adrianna Pita and Harold Trinkunas

  • In the News

    The political circumstances leading up to economic collapse in Venezuela have been happening for over a decade now, but the situation has greatly deteriorated in recent years because of plummeting crude prices, environmental factors and the failures of President Nicolas Maduro's government to address the country's woes.

    June 21, 2016, Dany Bahar, ABC News
  • In the News

    The hemisphere has to get involved [in Venezuela's crisis] because there has been a breakdown in democratic order. Maduro is using the tools of democracy to have a dictatorship.

    June 7, 2016, Dany Bahar, The Toronto Star
  • In the News

    The ongoing attitude is that the [Venezuelan] government will do everything possible to remain in power.

    June 3, 2016, Dany Bahar, The Cipher Brief
  • In the News

    Production in Venezuela has on almost every front come to a complete stop. All the private companies are struggling to import, and that’s why they’re not able to produce anything.

    May 25, 2016, Dany Bahar, International Business Times
  • Podcast

    The U.S.-Cuba thaw

    April 29, 2016, Richard E. Feinberg and Fred Dews

  • Interview | Here and There with Dave Marsh

    April 18, 2016, Ted Piccone

  • In the News

    En los diez años del auge económico, los políticos se atribuyeron todo el mérito y vendieron la ilusión de que el futuro iba a ser luminoso. De alguna manera las personas sienten que se les secuestró el futuro y eso tiene un gran costo político.

    April 13, 2016, Ernesto Talvi, New York Times
  • In the News

    Brazil doesn’t have a fundamental economic problem. It has as a credibility problem that can be solved relatively quickly if you have a government able and willing to do the right thing and the international community is able and willing to support Brazil.

    March 26, 2016, Ernesto Talvi, International Business Times
  • In the News

    Following the 1998 economic crisis in Russia, which had depressing effects across the developed world, Latin America passed from having two thirds center/right governments, to two thirds center/left, but some of it, radical left. What we are seeing is the reverse, albeit in a more moderate fashion.

    March 24, 2016, Ernesto Talvi, Forbes

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