Recent Posts

January 10, 2017
Since 2014, IRI has been working to help bridge the gap between local government, civil society organizations, and at-risk youth and communities. Thanks to a grant from the National Endowment for Democracy, IRI is bringing together these diverse stakeholders through agenda-building roundtables,... Read More
September 16, 2016
Before I began working at IRI, an exchange was simply an opportunity to travel while earning academic credit. However, after implementing legislative exchanges at IRI, I now see that they are not only a valuable foreign policy tool, but more importantly serve as a unique opportunity to build... Read More
March 09, 2016
Before I began working at IRI, an exchange was simply an opportunity to travel while earning academic credit. However, after implementing legislative exchanges at IRI, I now see that they are not only a valuable foreign policy tool, but more importantly serve as a unique opportunity to build... Read More
September 25, 2015
No country, including ours, is free of corruption, and scandals have recently been roiling governments throughout the hemisphere. From Guatemala’s president and vice president implicated in a customs fraud scheme, to Brazil’s Mensalao kickbacks from the state oil company to Mexico, Peru, and beyond... Read More
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Casey Cagley

Assistant Program Officer, Latin America and the Caribbean Division