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Please join the Atlantic Council on Friday, February 26, from 10:00-10:45 a.m. EST / 11:00-11:45 a.m. AST, for a conversation with Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Keith Rowley, on “Re-Setting US-Caribbean Relations.” The Prime Minister will be speaking in his role as the current Chair of the Caribbean Community, CARICOM, which will have just concluded its intersessional Heads of Government Meetings. The conversation will launch the work of the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center’s new Caribbean Initiative.
COVID-19 has highlighted a new iteration of great power competition in vaccine distribution and commercialization. The pandemic brings to the forefront why the future of the Caribbean — with a population of almost 50 million – is critical for the United States. Tied together by geography and history, Prime Minister Keith Rowley will speak about the region’s global challenges and how resetting US-Caribbean relations can contribute to hemispheric security and prosperity.
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To participate in the Q&A with Prime Minister Rowley, please submit questions on Twitter using the hashtag #ACFrontPage and following @AtlanticCouncil. To ask questions in advance, please email Wazim Mowla at [email protected]
Dr. the Honourable Keith Christopher Rowley
Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago;
Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)
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The Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center broadens understanding of regional transformations through high-impact work that shapes the conversation among policymakers, the business community, and civil society. The Center focuses on Latin America’s strategic role in a global context with a priority on pressing political, economic, and social issues that will define the trajectory of the region now and in the years ahead. Select lines of programming include: Venezuela’s crisis; Mexico-US and global ties; China in Latin America; Colombia’s future; a changing Brazil; Central America’s trajectory; Caribbean development; commercial patterns shifts; energy resources; and disinformation.