RegionsLatin America Mexico Venezuela
New AtlanticistMay 16, 2023
Chile’s right is in the driver’s seat for creating a new constitution. Can it succeed?
By Ignacia Ulloa Peters
Chileans just elected members to the council meeting soon to deliberate about a new constitution. Two-thirds of the seats went to center-right and far-right candidates, who now need to agree on a constitution Chileans will vote on in December.
New AtlanticistApr 28, 2023
Lithium drives the energy transition. Will Chile’s plan to nationalize production be a speed bump?
By Ignacia Ulloa Peters, William Tobin
While state control of resources in Latin America regularly raises the alarms of investors, Chile's strong institutions and previous success create a positive outlook for its ability to deliver.
Issue BriefFeb 27, 2023
Beyond the US-Mexico border: Destination of final goods, environmental impact, and future scenarios for border relations
By Atlantic Council
Three complementary analyses on the value and final destination of northbound commercial trade flows; the environmental impact of idling vehicles at the US-Mexico border; and three potential scenarion for the future of US-Mexico relations.
Ignacia Ulloa Peters is an assistant director at the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, where she contributes to the center’s Venezuela and Mexico work. During her time at the Atlantic Council, Ulloa Peters has managed the Venezuela Transatlantic Fellowship, a project that seeks to advance transatlantic EU-US nonpartisan engagement on Venezuelan issues while promoting a deeper understanding of the complex crisis. She also co-led a US State Department grant studying the economic impact of implementing enhanced non-invasive screening technology at the US-Mexico border. Prior to her time at the Atlantic Council, Ulloa Peters worked in the Latin America Practice at McLarty Associates, a strategic advisory firm in the field of private-sector diplomacy. Prior to that, she worked as a research analyst at the International Organization for Migration in Costa Rica, and as assistant community participation coordinator at the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development in London. Originally from Chile, Ulloa Peters has lived in the United States, Hong Kong, London, and Panama. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics, sociology, and international development from the University of Notre Dame.