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Read AALAC’s new report on economic reactivation in Central America

Mon, Sep 28, 2020

Central America Economic Reactivation in a COVID-19 World: Finding Sustainable Opportunities in Uncertain Times

By: María Eugenia Brizuela de Ávila, Laura Chinchilla Miranda, María Fernanda Bozmoski, and Domingo Sadurní Contributing authors: Enrique Bolaños and Salvador Paiz Foreword As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, countries around the world face an unprecedented test: concurrent public health and economic crises coupled with the resulting political and social reverberations. In Central America, the […]

Issue Brief by María Eugenia Brizuela de Ávila, Laura Chinchilla Miranda, María Fernanda Bozmoski, and Domingo Sadurní

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AALAC launches the first-of-its-kind Caribbean initiative

COVID-19 in Latin America

Read the latest from Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Fri, Feb 26, 2021

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 February 26, 2021

On February 25, 2020, the first COVID-19 case was detected in Latin America and the Caribbean (São Paulo, Brazil). Since then, the region has had some of the highest infection and death rates in the world. With regional GDP contraction higher than the world average, and with the pandemic facilitating greater inequality and corruption, today we remember those who have fallen victim to the pandemic in Latin American and the Caribbean.

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Fri, Feb 19, 2021

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19 February 19, 2021

16 million people have fallen into poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean due to the pandemic. The IMF also reports employment remains below pre-crisis levels, causing more permanent social damage and inequality.

Aviso LatAm: COVID-19

Women in Latin America

Rio Bravo Congressional Fellowship 2021

The Atlantic Council and US-Mexico Foundation’s Rio Bravo Congressional Fellowship Program aims to deepen the US-Mexico bilateral relationship through educating, convening, and establishing relationships among congressional staff from both countries.

Applications close February 12, 2021.

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Peacegames Venezuela: Pathways to Peace

In October 2019, PeaceGame Venezuela convened global leaders in Washington, D.C. to advance thinking around how Venezuelans and the international community should prepare for the potential of complete state collapse in Venezuela. This undesirable scenario must be considered as the domestic situation and the regional and global implications further deteriorate.

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Fri, Feb 26, 2021

Atlantic Council’s Caribbean Initiative hosts Prime Minister Keith Rowley to officially launch programming

The Caribbean Initiative will sharpen focus on the region’s strategic importance as a key US partner and bring increased recognition to the importance of the Caribbean amid vast hemispheric challenges

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Tue, Feb 23, 2021

#AlertaVenezuela: February 23, 2021

While Maduro's regime promoted diplomat Alex Saab, online accounts showed suspicious behavior using #FreeAlexSaab.

#AlertaVenezuela by Atlantic Council's DFRLab

Disinformation Venezuela

Fri, Feb 19, 2021

Colombia is pioneering a new model for integrating migrants and refugees. Will it work?

Colombian President Iván Duque announced that he will grant temporary protection status to Venezuelan migrants and refugees in Colombia. It is a herculean task, and the country will encounter two major challenges.

New Atlanticist by Camila Hernandez

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Tue, Feb 16, 2021

#AlertaVenezuela: February 16, 2021

Two Panamanian YouTube channels spread unsubstantiated claims targeting the Maduro regime, claiming a military revolt will occur due to the Sputnik V vaccine not arriving for another four years.

#AlertaVenezuela by Atlantic Council's DFRLab

Disinformation Venezuela

Thu, Feb 11, 2021

Spotlight: 10 Questions for Latin America and the Caribbean

As February begins, we can now look ahead to the rest of the year with our annual predictions of what may or may not transpire in this unpredictable world.

Spotlight by Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center

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Tue, Feb 9, 2021

Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center launches Northern Triangle Advisory Group in partnership with DT Institute

New effort will play leading role informing policies that address urgent challenges in Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador

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Tue, Feb 9, 2021

#AlertaVenezuela: February 9, 2021

A small group of accounts used the hashtag #VenezuelaSolidariaYHumanista in hundreds of thousands of mentions during the first four hours, showing signs of inauthentic behavior and traffic manipulation.

#AlertaVenezuela by Atlantic Council's DFRLab

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Wed, Feb 3, 2021

#AlertaVenezuela: February 3, 2021

A DFRLab investigation into Telegram groups found clues about how the Maduro regime rewards users for promoting hashtags on Twitter.

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Tue, Jan 26, 2021

#AlertaVenezuela: January 26, 2021

An anti-Maduro video garnered thousands of views after claiming that Maduro had been ousted from power, betrayed by Maduro’s U.S. diplomat Alex Saab.

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Tue, Jan 19, 2021

#AlertaVenezuela: January 19, 2021

After hospitals in the Brazilian city Manaus ran out of oxygen to help treat COVID-19 on January 14, Maduro offered to make oxygen available to the neighboring country.

#AlertaVenezuela by Atlantic Council's DFRLab

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