Regions in focus
Our interactive maps track the percentage of the population of each Latin American and Caribbean country covered by current vaccine agreements; the total number of doses secured by each country and breakdown by supplier/vaccine; where each vaccine is being used across the region; and how many vaccines flow from each major producing country to regional destinations. The interactive maps are updated on a biweekly basis.
In celebration of this year’s International Women’s Day, follow our #MujeresAtTheTable month-long campaign, highlighting regional women’s leadership and efforts toward gender equality, while also promoting constructive dialogue for some of the most pressing challenges women face daily in the Americas.
Our top-notch Latin America experts highlight opinions and insights on a range of regional issues – all with a focus on women. Read more on the current state of women migrants, women’s political participation, security, and more.
Tue, Mar 23, 2021
There is one group of women that has been left behind in conversations about gender-based issues: trans women. Global leaders must change the narrative to advance a trans-inclusive agenda
Wed, Mar 3, 2021
While a bill introduced in the US Congress calls upon the secretary of state to implement a new US Strategy for Engagement in Central America that prevents and responds to “endemic levels of sexual, gender-based, and domestic violence” in the region, solutions to gender-based violence must arrive faster than the US legislative process can help advance them.
New Atlanticist by Maria Fernanda Bozmoski
Thu, Dec 10, 2020
In Latin America and the Caribbean, this year’s Human Rights Day marks a grim trend as COVID-19 sets back decades of progress for women and girls. And without enlisting everyone, including men, in the fight for women’s empowerment, society’s ability to achieve gender equality is limited.
Read AALAC’s new strategy paper on Latin America and the Caribbean’s COVID-19 recovery
Featured research & analysis
Thu, Feb 11, 2021
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.
Wed, Dec 16, 2020
Dealmaking with China amid global economic uncertainty: Opportunities, risks, and recommendations for Latin America and the Caribbean
Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic is exerting extraordinary pressure on Latin American and Caribbean economies with reverberations that will be felt for years to come. October estimates point to a 8.1 percent contraction of regional GDP this year, accompanied by a 23 percent reduction in exports. Between January and May, Latin American and Caribbean exports to […]
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Tue, Dec 8, 2020
The month of November 2020 marked a turning point for the United States as voters cast their ballots at rates not recently seen in a US election. The historic race saw around 65 percent of the voting population in the United States participating, the highest in more than one hundred years. With three hundred and […]
COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean
The global outbreak of COVID-19 has quickly reached Latin America. As confirmed cases across the region surge, community spreading becomes prevalent and the ability to trace and contain the virus diminishes. What actions are regional governments taking—and what responses may be forthcoming—to address the multi-dimensional challenges created by coronavirus? How do public policies converge or differ in approach? Beyond the individual, country-specific countermeasures, what opportunities exist for regional coordination and cooperation?
Wed, Apr 7, 2021
Our interactive maps track the percentage of the population of each Latin American and Caribbean country covered by current vaccine agreements; the total number of doses secured by each country and breakdown by supplier/vaccine; where each vaccine is being used across the region; and how many vaccines flow from each major producing country to regional destinations.
Fri, Dec 4, 2020
Parts of Latin America and the Caribbean have become COVID-19 hot spots. With 8 percent of the world’s population, the region accounts for nearly one-third of all COVID-19 infections and deaths as of late November. Although new infections have slowed on a regional level, ongoing second or third pandemic waves across Europe and the United States could be a sign of things to come.
Issue Brief by Pepe Zhang
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 […]
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