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New Atlanticist

May 14, 2024

Brazil’s tragic floods should put climate adaptation at the top of the G20 and COP agendas

By Valentina Sader

The ongoing flooding in Rio Grande do Sul is an example of the urgent need for countries to focus on adapting to climate change.

Brazil Climate Change & Climate Action

New Atlanticist

May 7, 2024

Panama has a new president. José Raúl Mulino should focus on these three priorities.

By Felipe Félix Méndez

By implementing these changes, the Mulino administration will be able to place Panama on a path of inclusive and sustainable development.

Economy & Business Elections

New Atlanticist

May 7, 2024

Colombia’s president must focus on economic stewardship in the second half of his term

By Enrique Millan-Mejia and Geoff Ramsey

President Gustavo Petro should adopt a steadier hand on domestic issues and a more cooperative stance toward international private sector investment.

Colombia Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Apr 29, 2024

Climate change doesn’t have to result in greater gender inequity in the Caribbean

By Wazim Mowla

Caribbean climate policy design and resource allocation must incorporate the voices and interests of the region’s women and girls.

Caribbean Civil Society

Press Release

Apr 18, 2024

Atlantic Council launches AC @ G20: Road to Rio programming to support G20 priorities

The Atlantic Council has officially launched its programming around Brazil's 2024 presidency of the Group of Twenty (G20), under the banner “AC @ G20: Road to Rio.”

New Atlanticist

Apr 18, 2024

Experts react: The US just reimposed sanctions on Venezuela. What does this mean for energy markets and Venezuela’s election?

By Atlantic Council experts

The United States will reimpose oil sanctions on Venezuela, faulting Nicolás Maduro’s government for failing to uphold the October 2023 Barbados Agreement.

Economic Sanctions Economy & Business
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Apr 16, 2024

Advancing health and resilience policies in Latin America and the Caribbean

By Isabel Chiriboga, Martin Cassinelli, Diego Area

During an off-the-record private roundtable, thought leaders and practitioners from across the Americas discussed how to further enhance access to and finance for health services and products in the region.

Coronavirus Latin America

New Atlanticist

Mar 29, 2024

Gender equality can drive economic development in the Caribbean

By Wazim Mowla

What would development in the Caribbean look like if every bit of the population’s potential was realized?

Caribbean Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Mar 20, 2024

Gen. Laura Richardson on what an international response to Haiti might look like

By Katherine Walla

While the United States isn’t currently planning to put boots on the ground in Haiti, SOUTHCOM has a wide range of contingency plans, Richardson said at an AC Front Page event.

Caribbean Conflict

New Atlanticist

Mar 18, 2024

Addressing Haiti’s turmoil starts with its Caribbean neighbors—and US and Canadian support

By Jason Marczak, Wazim Mowla

A long-term approach is needed in which Caribbean leaders are in the driver’s seat, while Washington and Ottawa help to offset the costs.

Caribbean Crisis Management