Growth in Latin America has slowed down significantly more than expected, despite promising predictions earlier this year. This event, the second in a two-part series, will address a series of questions, including: To what extent does this reflect a synchronized slowdown across all emerging economies? Do financial market developments in Latin America mirror developments in the real economy?
Dr. Jamie Morin
Director, Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation
Join the CSIS Americas Program for the first public conversation with Panama's recently-credentialed Ambassador to the United States, H.E. Emanuel Gonzalez-Revilla. The Ambassador will discuss the domestic and foreign policy agenda, the future of the bilateral relationship, and Panama's role in Latin America and the world under President Juan Carlos Varela Rodriguez.
The CSIS Americas Program and the Center for International Policy will host a half-day conference that will explore what normal relations between the United States and Cuba could look like, while discussing a legal roadmap for getting there. The purpose of the event is not to discuss whether the United States should normalize its relations with Cuba.
Unfortunately, this event has been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances. We look forward to seeing you at future CSIS events. This page will be updated when more information becomes available.
The CSIS Energy and National Security Program and the Rhodium Group discussed the findings from their new report, Remaking American Power: Potential Energy Market Impacts of EPA’s Proposed GHG Emission Performance Standards for Existing Electric Power Plants.
The apparent massacre of 43 students in Guerrero, Mexico has sparked widespread protests across Mexico, as the population pushes the government to turn its focus to the ongoing violence and insecurity in the country. And the past two years have seen President Enrique Pena Nieto tackle his ambitious agenda of energy, telecommunications, tax, and energy reforms. But what does the resurgence of this issue - the challenges Mexico continues to face in public security, corruption, and human rights - mean, ultimately, for Pena Nieto's government and for the future of the Mexican state? Join us for a timely discussion with Duncan Wood, Jose Jaime Hernandez, and CSIS Americas Program director Carl Meacham.
Please join us for a discussion on disaster resilience in U.S. communities. The increased frequency and intensity of natural disasters, the rising amount of economic losses, and the mounting costs of providing relief indicate the growing importance of disaster resilience.
The CSIS Americas Program will host a live edition of Club de Prensa - the premier forum on today's most urgent issues with leading experts from the Americas. During this televised event, speakers will discuss the U.S. midterm elections, which will be completed the day before, and what the outcome of the elections means for U.S. foreign policy toward Latin America.
China on the Ground in Latin America, tells the story of the fundamental changes in the nature of PRC engagement with Latin America and the Caribbean since 2009 as Chinese companies have begun to operate in the region. The book analyzes Chinese commercial activities across sectors from petroleum, mining, and agriculture to manufacturing, construction, and other services, and analyzes how this new physical presence is creating challenges for Chinese businesses, ranging from security concerns, to winning projects, to dealing with local laborers, communities, indigenous groups, and environmentalists.