New AtlanticistJan 11, 2024
To support Guatemala, the US should send a high-level delegation to Arévalo’s inauguration
By María Fernanda Bozmoski
Imagine the power of two former presidents, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, standing shoulder to shoulder with the Guatemalan people.
New AtlanticistAug 23, 2023
Bernardo Arévalo’s against-the-odds rise in Guatemala is chance to improve US relations
By María Fernanda Bozmoski, Eva Lardizábal
The candidate’s landslide victory in the August 20 presidential runoff election marks a new path for Guatemala and invites deeper US engagement.
María Fernanda Bozmoski is deputy director, operations and finance at the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, where she leads the center’s work on Mexico and Central America and supports the director with the center’s operations. During her time at the Atlantic Council, she has co-led the center’s Northern Triangle Task Force, helped shape the center’s trade work, and scheduled events in Asia for US policymakers.
Before joining the Atlantic Council, Bozmoski worked at the Cato Institute and the Council of the Americas. She also completed an externship at the Inter-American Dialogue. Bozmoski is fluent in Spanish, English, French, and Italian, and is able to do media in those languages. She is a frequent commentator in several US and regional outlets including Voice of America, El Financiero-Bloomberg, and Univision, among others.
Originally from Costa Rica, Bozmoski earned a BA in European studies from the Sorbonne University in France as well as a MA in Latin American studies and political economy from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and a MA in international law and human rights from the United Nations University for Peace.