106Aug 7, 2013
Venezuela Under President Maduro
Panelists talked about the Venezuelan economy and politics of the country under its new leader, Nicolas Maduro. They also responded to questions from the audience.
178Nov 12, 2012
U.S. Elections and Latin America
Panelists talked about the implications of the U.S. 2012 elections for U.S.-Latin America policy opportunities regarding immigration, trade agreements, economic cooperation, and drug ...
224Mar 28, 2011
Panel on Border Security
Panelists talked about U.S. border security. Topics included improving border security, illegal immigration and violence along the U.S.-Mexico border, and border security along the northern ...
91Mar 6, 2010
Secretary of State Clinton's Latin American Trip
Michael Shifter, Inter-American Dialogue Vice President for Policy, talked about what came out of the Secretary Clinton’s trip to Latin America this week. He also responded to telephone ...
500Jul 10, 2009
Political Turmoil in Honduras
The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere held a hearing on the political situation in Honduras following the expulsion of the president by a military coup. Witnesses ...
42Apr 18, 2009
Summit of the Americas
Mr. Shifter spoke about the Summit of the Americas in Trinidad and Tobago as sell as President Obama’s attendance at the summit. He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail.
16Aug 28, 2005
Mr. Shifter spoke about the Bush Administration concerns about Venezuela and its president Hugo Chavez. He discussed Pat Robertson and the Bush Administration’s recent statements ...
25Dec 20, 2004
U.S. Policy Toward Columbia
Mr. Shifter talked about U.S. funding and policy towards Colombia. The omnibus spending bill signed into law earlier in the month includes $731 million for the Andean Counterdrug ...
20Apr 17, 2002
Mr. Shifter discussed the on-going situation in Venezuela and U.S.-Columbian relations in light of Columbian President Pastrana’s visit to the U.S. that week. He responded to ...
47Aug 6, 1999
U.S. Drug-Fighting Efforts in Colombia
Panel members heard testimony about the flow of drugs from Colombia to the U.S. and federal government efforts to block it. Witnesses testified that the Colombian drug trafficking problem is ...