Friday Reading List - 24 June 2022
Good morning and happy Friday! Here are the links to the four newsletters that we published this week.
Monday - Colombia - Five points on Petro
Wednesday - Politics and Polls (Colombia)
Next week on Wednesday June 29 at 12pm EDT, we’ll be holding a Twitter spaces event to discuss the Lithium Triangle’s development and regulatory outlook with Patricia I. Vasquez. Patricia is an independent energy expert and a Global Fellow with the Woodrow Wilson Center. She previously served as a Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace.
We hope you’ll join us for the discussion, and you can access the event at this link.
Americas Quarterly - Anti-Corruption in Latin America: Still Alive, Despite Setbacks
Wall Street Journal - With New Colombian President, the Left Surges in Latin America
Foreign Affairs - The Real Root Causes of the Central American Migration Crisis
Washington Post - Biden admitting refugees from Latin America is a step forward
Financial Times - Latin America’s political tumult will last until its economies reform
Washington Post - As Latin America embraces a new left, the U.S. could take a back seat
The Economist - Latin America lacks decent sex education in its schools
Foreign Affairs - Can Brazil Turn Back the Clock?
The Economist - Brazil’s Amazon rainforest has become more dangerous
Washington Post - Two Jesuit priests in Mexico are slain in area torn by drug trade
Washington Post - In Venezuela, priests convicted of abuse have returned to ministry
World Politics Review - Chile Shows How Constitutional Reform Should Be Done—and Why It’s Insufficient
Insight Crime - Ketamine Dominating Synthetic Drug Market in Chile
Global Americans - Key Takeaways from Colombia’s Presidential Elections
The Economist - How Gustavo Petro, a former guerrilla, might govern Colombia
Wall Street Journal - Leftist With Plans to Upend Economy Wins Colombia Presidency
Responsible Statecraft - A fresh start for Colombia … and for US policy?
Global Americans - Gustavo Petro Will Have a Hard Time Getting Things Done
New York Times - Ecuador Roiled by Protests Set Off by Rising Fuel and Food Prices
Washington Post - Una muñeca rusa en Nicaragua
24 June, Institute of the Americas - Colombia elects Gustavo Petro: Rapid Response Briefing on Economy, Energy and International Relations
28 June, Inter-American Dialogue - Low-Carbon Hydrogen in LAC – Prospects and Pathways
28 June, Georgetown Americas Institute - Beyond the Headlines: The Summit of the Americas. A Conversation with Juan Gonzalez
29 June, Atlantic Council - Celebrating Caribbean Americans: What role can they play in advancing US-Caribbean ties?
29 June, Canning House / LSE - Cryptocurrency
29 June, Hxagon - Lithium Triangle Opportunities and Outlook
7 July, Wilson Center - Shared Risk, Shared Opportunity: Critical Minerals and the Transatlantic Climate Bridge
13 July, AS/COA - 2022 Latin American Cities Conferences: Bogotá
20 July, William J. Perry Center - Caribbean Maritime Security Strategy