Despite major political change in Brazil, Argentina, and Venezuela due to global economic tumult, it may be premature to speak of a rightward shift in Latin American politics. Yet, developments in these democracies need to be monitored carefully as India has a stake in their political stability.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Brazil for the BRICS summit is an opportunity for India to intensify its engagement with South America and reactivate the long-dormant IBSA (India, Brazil and South Africa) grouping. This grouping is a promising partnership comprising of different models of democracies spread over three continents
Gateway House outlines a renewed agenda for India’s relationship with Latin America. If the new government led by Narendra Modi takes these policy steps, centred on economic diplomacy, India can benefit from Latin America’s huge natural resources, increasingly assertive foreign policy, and significant economic growth
The burgeoning trade between the state of Gujarat and Latin America has ensured that Narendra Modi’s campaign is closely followed in Latin America. The new government in India must build on this engagement, which will help address India’s energy, food and investment needs
On the political as well as economic fronts, Venezuela is facing multiple problems – from protests against shortages and crime, to high inflation and low foreign exchange reserves. The government itself is responsible for creating this situation over the years and a change in leadership may now be the solution
Worldpress, a news and analysis website, republished an article by Gateway House's Hari Seshasayee on India's oil imports from Latin America. He argues that with Latin America’s surplus energy production and discoveries in off-shore oil fields, India must further consolidate its oil trade with the region
Americas Quarterly, a journal dedicated to policy analysis, republished an article by Gateway House's Hari Seshasayee on India's oil imports from Latin America. He argues that with Latin America’s surplus energy production and discoveries in off-shore oil fields, India must further consolidate its oil trade with the region
India’s oil imports from Latin America increased from 4.5% in 2003 to 11% in 2012-13. This marks a diversification in India’s energy policy. With Latin America’s surplus energy production and discoveries in off-shore oil fields, India must further consolidate its oil trade with the region
Gateway House’s Ambassador R. Viswanathan was interviewed by the Inter-American Dialogue, a U.S.-based think tank, to discuss India’s involvement in Latin America oil market. He argues that Latin America with its surplus crude and opportunities for upstream investment fits in with India's energy security strategy.
Ambassador Jorge Heine's latest book, La Nueva India, gives a comprehensive overview of India after the economic liberalisation of 1991, and explores how Latin America can learn from India's experiences.