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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

Wed, Sep 4, 2019

A new day for Mexico? AMLO’s first Informe de Gobierno

Conference call On September 4, the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center hosted a conference call to analyze Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s (AMLO) government address after his first nine months in office. Speakers included Reynaldo Vizcarra-Mendez, Partner at Baker & McKenzie Abogados S.C.; Rodrigo Gallegos, Advisor at De la Calle, Madrazo, Madrid; and Valeria Moy, Nonresident […]

Event Recaps by Pablo Reynoso

Economy & Business English

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

Thu, Jun 27, 2019

INFOGRAPHICS – Disinformation in democracies: Strengthening digital resilience in Latin America

2018 saw political tides turn in three of Latin America’s largest democracies. These elections also saw deep polarization and distrust in institutions among Brazilians, Mexicans, and Colombians in an information environment ripe with disinformation. And while disinformation and misinformation are nothing new, the spread of false information at alarming rates is more effective and worrisome […]

2018 Elections in Latin America by Roberta Braga

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Russia In Ven

Thu, Jun 20, 2019

Russian influence in Venezuela: what should the United States do?

On June 20, the Eurasia Center and the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center co-hosted a private strategy breakfast on Russian influence in Venezuela, followed by a public event, Russian Influence in Venezuela: What Should the United States Do? The private strategy session included senior US government and foreign officials. The public event focused on the […]

Program Impact Story by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy National Security

Mon, Jun 10, 2019

Venezuela: Private Strategy Session on Venezuela and Meeting of the Stabilization Leaders Forum

The Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center hosted two notable private Venezuela-related events in early June: a three-day Strategy Session on Venezuela and a meeting of the Stabilization Leaders Forum (SLF). The private, off-the-record Strategy Session on Venezuela focused on Venezuela’s citizen and national security challenges and brought together key Venezuelan stakeholders and more than 80 […]

Program Impact Story by Vriddhi Sujan

Democratic Transitions Elections

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

Sat, Jun 1, 2019

Hacking Corruption: Tech Tools to Fight Graft in the Americas

Maria Fernanda Perez Arguello and Tamara Ziff Against the backdrop of scandals and citizen discontent, the Peruvian government designated “democratic governance against corruption” as the central theme of the 2018 Summit of the Americas—the triennial meeting of heads of state from countries in the Americas. In preparation for the meeting, the Adrienne Arsht Latin America […]

Insights & Impact by Bridget Corna

Americas Corruption

Sat, Jun 1, 2019

Conference Call: Brazilian Vice President in China: A Turning Point for Brazil-China Relations?

President Jair Bolsonaro kicked off his 2018 presidential campaign claiming China was “buying Brazil.” Now, over 100 days into office, the Brazilian president has sought to soften his tone. Adopting a more moderate approach to China, President Bolsonaro will visit Asia’s great power later this year. Ahead of his official trip, Vice President Hamilton Mourão […]

Insights & Impact by Bridget Corna

Americas Brazil

Sat, Jun 1, 2019

Rapid reaction call: Implications of President Trump’s Mexico tariff threat

On May 30, President Trump announced that he would impose tariffs on products imported from Mexico, beginning at 5 percent on June 10, with a possible escalation to 25 percent by October. This threat is directed at the US’ largest trading partner thus far in 2019. President Trump’s announcement came on the same day that […]

Event Recap by Bridget Corna

Americas Economy & Business

Events

Mon, Sep 23, 2019

Priority Venezuela: The Global Reverberations of a Humanitarian Crisis

This will be a high-level conversation on how a more robust international response can translate into improved lives for the Venezuelan people and continued regional stability.

12:00pm New York City NY