The Atlantic Council’s nonpartisan Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center (AALAC) broadens understanding of regional transformations while demonstrating why Latin America and the Caribbean matter to the world.

The center focuses on pressing political, economic, and social issues that will define the region’s trajectory, proposing constructive, results-oriented solutions to inform public sector, business, and multilateral action based on a shared vision for a more prosperous, inclusive, and sustainable future.

AALAC – home to the premier Caribbean Initiative – builds consensus for action in advancing innovative policy perspectives within select lines of programing: US policy in the Western Hemisphere; Colombia’s future; Venezuela’s multidimensional crisis; Central American prosperity; US-Mexico ties; China in the Americas; Brazil’s trajectory; Caribbean development; regional economic development and commerce; and energy transitions. Jason Marczak serves as the center’s senior director.

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The Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center’s Advisory Council

In 2019, the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center launched its Advisory Council. This high-level group supports the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center in achieving its mission by providing advice on its strategic trajectory and support for its outreach and business development efforts. 

The Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center broadens understanding of regional transformations and delivers constructive, results-oriented solutions to inform how the public and private sectors can advance hemispheric prosperity.