Friday Reading List - 24 November 2023
Just articles and links. Enjoy an email without any Black Friday sales.
Good morning and happy Friday! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving.
My column for World Politics Review this week covered backsliding on rule of law and corruption in Honduras.
Arianna wrote an analysis of the Milei election victory.
Here is this week’s reading list and upcoming events.
Financial Times - Oil still looks like an easier bet for Latin America than renewables
Financial Times - Letter: Latin America should bet on wind and solar, not fossil fuels
Economist - Severe drought is constraining the Panama Canal
Wall Street Journal - Brazil’s Maturing Private Markets Attract U.S. Investment Firms
Economist - Brazil’s biggest drug gang has gone global
Foreign Policy - Mexico Could Spoil New U.S.-China Fentanyl Plan
Global Americans - Killing the Golden Goose: Why Maduro Will Not Trade Oil for Elections
Americas Quarterly - What Javier Milei Can Learn from Others’ Mistakes
Global Americans - Analyzing Argentina’s Presidential Elections
Bloomberg - Don’t Cry for Milei’s Argentina
Road to the Casa Rosada - Argentina Politics Update - 22 November 2023
Americas Migration Brief - November 20, 2023
Americas Quarterly - Why Ecuador’s Young President Matters to Washington
Council on Foreign Relations - Petro's Total Peace Strategy Faces Challenges, Plus USMCA Brings Judgments But Not Punishments
Foreign Policy - Panama’s Mining Future Is at a Tipping Point
Global Americans - Bolivia’s Descent into Deep Chaos and the Implications for the Region
Washington Post - A growing global footprint for China’s space program worries Pentagon
28 November, Atlantic Council - Venezuela 2024: A democratic opportunity
28 November, Atlantic Council - Exploring central bank digital currency: Evaluating challenges & developing international standards
28 November, Wilson Center - Brazil Builds Panel: Miami Edition
28 November, AS/COA - 2023 Latin American Cities Conferences: Lima
29 November, Inter-American Dialogue - The Pulse of Democracy in the Americas: Results from the 2023 AmericasBarometer
30 November, AS/COA - U.S. Foreign Policy and Press Freedom in Latin America Today
30 November, Atlantic Council - Assessing the future of US-Colombia cooperation on drugs and security
30 November, Inter-American Dialogue - The State of Community-based Care and Support Systems for People with Disabilities in Latin America
1 December, CSIS - Democracy and the Catholic Church in Nicaragua
1 December, Georgetown Americas Institute - Great Power Competition in the Americas
4 December, CSIS - Prospects and Pitfalls for Security Assistance in Haiti
6 December, Center for Global Development - Weathering the Storm: How Emerging Markets Can Handle Shocks and Volatile Capital Flows