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Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Oct 16, 2021

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 October 16, 2021

37 percent of people in the region have been fully vaccinated

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Oct 5, 2021

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 October 5, 2021

Chile announces end of a state of emergency

New Atlanticist

Sep 22, 2021

Chilean President Sebastián Piñera: COVID-19 solidarity offers hope for tackling climate change

By Nick Fouriezos

The Chilean leader joined other political, business, and health leaders at the annual conference hosted by the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center alongside the United Nations General Assembly. 

Americas Climate Change & Climate Action

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Sep 18, 2021

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 September 18, 2021

Over 30 percent of people across the region have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Sep 3, 2021

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 September 3, 2021

Brazil's Eurofarma, Pfizer, and BioNTech announce partnership to produce 100 million doses annually for the region

Issue Brief

Sep 1, 2021

Addressing instability in Central America: Restrictions on civil liberties, violence, and climate change

By María Fernanda Bozmoski, María Eugenia Brizuela de Avila, Domingo Sadurní

Citizens across Latin America and the Caribbean are rising up in protest. Political frustration and economic stagnation are fueling social discontent exacerbated by the continued COVID-19 pandemic and the slow health response. In Central America, restrictions on civil liberties, high rates of gender-based violence and extortion, and worsening climate change are compounding the lack of economic opportunities and pervasive corruption seen in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras.

Climate Change & Climate Action Latin America

New Atlanticist

Aug 25, 2021

The steep costs of missing US ambassadors in Latin America and the Caribbean

By Felipe Félix Méndez

The vacancies limit the Biden administration’s ability to engage with local leaders and civil society, support efforts to fight COVID-19, and gain leverage over China.

Latin America Migration

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Aug 20, 2021

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 August 20, 2021

US announces 8.5 million vaccine donation to Mexico

New Atlanticist

Aug 15, 2021

Haiti needs the world’s help. Now.

By Jason Marczak, Wazim Mowla

The world must learn from the mistakes of the past: funding failing to reach Haiti, subpar coordination with the Haitian people, and a relief effort that generated dependence on the international relief community.

Caribbean Democratic Transitions

New Atlanticist

Aug 11, 2021

Cuba’s protests have ebbed. But the forces that fueled them are as powerful as ever.

By Jason Marczak, Wazim Mowla

The street protests have calmed down, at least for now, but this is still a perilous moment for the island—with the Cuban people in need of continued backing.

Caribbean Cuba