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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

Fri, Apr 26, 2019

Venezuela after Maduro: A vision for the country’s future

On Thursday, April 25, the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center hosted the US Special Representative for Venezuela Elliot Abrams to discuss what an inclusive democratic transition in Venezuela looks like. The event convened key figures representing both the Venezuelan opposition and the dissident Chavismo, who are committed to bringing about a return to […]

Event Recap by Angela Chavez

English Latin America
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Thu, Apr 25, 2019

Venezuela after Maduro: A Vision for the country’s future

On April 25, the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center hosted a discussion that laid out a vision for what the future of Venezuela could look like after democracy is restored. US Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams provided a policy address calling for inclusion to accelerate Venezuela’s democratization process, noting that dissident Chavismo […]

Program Impact Story by Atlantic Council

Democratic Transitions Latin America

Thu, Apr 11, 2019

Spotlight: Five key economic avenues for strengthening US-Brazil trade and FDI

In what five key ways can the United States and Brazil work more effectively together to strengthen bilateral trade and foreign direct investment?

Report by Roberta Braga

Brazil Economy & Business

Tue, Apr 9, 2019

US-Colombia Task Force – Phase 2

Today, the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center launches phase two of its US-Colombia Task Force chaired by US Senators Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Ben Cardin (D-MD). The bi-national group will help guide President Duque, President Trump, the US Congress, and both countries’ private sectors, as Colombia transitions into a more peaceful and prosperous democracy.

Colombia Peace and Prosperity Task Force by chernandez

Colombia Economy & Business
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Tue, Apr 2, 2019

Conference call: US foreign assistance and the future of the Northern Triangle

On April 2, the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center of the Atlantic Council held a rapid-reaction conference call following the announcement of President Donald J. Trump’s decision to cut aid to Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras, in an attempt to curb Central American migration to the United States. The State Department is now working to […]

Program Impact Story by Atlantic Council

Latin America Migration

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