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Wed, Sep 18, 2019

The promise and peril of Ukraine’s borders

Many Ukrainians work abroad, and Ukraine’s western regions feel the labor shortage most acutely.

UkraineAlert by Ruslan Minich

Economy & Business Migration

Thu, Sep 12, 2019

Russia’s intervention in Venezuela: What’s at stake?

Venezuela is suffering one of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis in recent memory, Russia has become a key actor that has provided a lifeline of support to Maduro and his cronies. Today, Russia’s efforts to prop up Nicolás Maduro have been a relatively low-cost, but high-reward strategy for Moscow to sow further instability in the United States' own hemisphere.

Report by John E. Herbst and Jason Marczak

Democratic Transitions Economic Sanctions

Thu, Aug 8, 2019

One way to ease Ukraine’s labor shortage

Ukraine can create the conditions where both refugees and asylum seekers can provide for themselves.

UkraineAlert by Svitlana Butenko, Stuart Linder, and Valeriia Mykhalko

Inclusive Growth Migration

Wed, Aug 7, 2019

Spotlight: President Bukele’s first six months

As Bukele continues to settle into office, what policies from his proposed Plan Cuscatlán should his administration prioritize?

Issue Brief by María Eugenia Brizuela de Ávila and Domingo Sadurní

Elections Latin America

Tue, Jul 16, 2019

The US-Colombia partnership: From Venezuela’s crisis to counter-narcotics efforts

The Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, in partnership with the United States Institute for Peace, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars’ Latin America Program, and the Inter-American Dialogue, hosted H.E. Carlos Holmes Trujillo, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Colombia, for a discussion on the future of US-Colombia relations. The conversation was moderated […]

Event Recap by Bryan Wilensky

Colombia Conflict

Tue, Jul 9, 2019

Wayne in the Hill: Sustaining progress with Mexico on migration

In the News by Atlantic Council

Mexico Migration

Tue, Jun 25, 2019

Hard talk

“Some of the greatest Ukrainian patriots aren’t even Ukrainian,” the eminently quotable public intellectual Yevhen Hlibovotsky is fond of saying. While he didn’t have John Sung Kim in mind, he might have. Kim, forty-five, is a wealthy Korean-American entrepreneur who built and sold two companies (one IPO, one all cash sale) in Silicon Valley before […]

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Entrepreneurship Inclusive Growth

Wed, Jun 12, 2019

US senators warn against tariffs on Mexico

The migrant flow from Central America to the United States is a serious problem that needs to be addressed, but cannot be solved through the use of tariffs, two US senators said at the Atlantic Council on June 12.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Economy & Business Mexico

Fri, Jun 7, 2019

Infographic: Costs of a five percent Mexico tariff on US consumers

On June 10, without a deal, the United States will place a 5 percent tariff on all Mexican products, with the potential to escalate by 5 percent each month until October, reaching a potential maximum of 25 percent. The US tariffs, levied in response to President Trump’s demand that Mexico stop all migration, would have […]

Article by Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center

Americas Economy & Business

Tue, Jun 4, 2019

Immigration and tariffs: In support of the ongoing US-Mexico border diplomacy

US-Mexico talks this week can help both countries avoid a costly detour from the joint effort to build North American prosperity and partnership over the past thirty years.

New Atlanticist by Earl Anthony Wayne

Mexico Migration