Recent events

Event Recaps

Oct 6, 2020

Central America economic reactivation: Finding opportunities in a COVID-19 world

On September 29, the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center hosted an event to discuss Central America’s economic reactivation in the context of COVID-19 and how countries can take advantage of the demographic bonus of a large working-age population, attract nearshoring opportunities, and renew momentum towards regional integration.

Coronavirus Economy & Business

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Jul 14, 2020

US-Mexico ties: A post-official working visit readout

By Cecilia Godoy

On June 9, 2020, the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center hosted a timely conversation on President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s visit to Washington, DC—the president’s first international trip as head of state. Experiencing economic contraction and public health crises due to the COVID-19 pandemic, both presidents highlighted the bonds that unite their countries […]

Americas Economy & Business

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Jun 27, 2020

Event recap: Governing North American trade during a pandemic: Knowns and unknowns for USMCA implementation

By Alfredo Graffe

On June 25, 2020, the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center in partnership with the Monterrey Chapter of the American Chamber of Commerce of Mexico (AmCham Monterrey) held a public conversation on the implementation of the United States-Mexico-Canada-Agreement (USMCA), that will come into force on July 1. The event featured H.E. Graciela Márquez Colín, […]

Americas Economy & Business

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May 20, 2020

China-Brazil relations under COVID-19

By Isabel Kennon

On May 12, 2020, the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center hosted a timely conversation on the implications of the coronavirus on Sino-Brazilian relations. The event also marked the launch of the new China-Latin America Policy and Business Consultation Group, which will discuss some of the most pressing issues around China’s relationship with countries […]

Americas Brazil

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Jan 15, 2020

Stemming Maduro’s Illicit Activities: What’s Next After the Jan. 5 Elections?

By Pablo Reynoso

Beyond hyperinflation and human rights abuses, the Maduro regime has diversified its criminal portfolio and profited from a host of illicit activities, from drug smuggling to illegal mining.

Corruption Crisis Management

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Dec 13, 2019

Conference call: US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) deal reached

By Frederico Froes and Pablo Reynoso

On December 12, the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center and Baker McKenzie held a conference call to discuss the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) deal, its implications, and the road ahead.

Americas Economy & Business