Recent events

Wed, Oct 9, 2019

Belt and Road in Latin America: Where does the future lie?

With 19 signatories in Latin America, China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has earned supporters and skeptics in the Western Hemisphere. How will BRI evolve in Latin America and how will it impact the US?

Event Recaps by Maria Borselli

China Energy & Environment

Wed, Oct 2, 2019

Venezuela: From UNGA Commitments to a Global Action Plan

To seize the moment for renewed attention to the rapidly-deteriorating situation in Venezuela, the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, in partnership with Foreign Policy Magazine and Florida International University’s Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy, is holding a post-UNGA discussion on how the international community should coordinate a global action plan to avert further threats to regional and global stability.

1:00pm Washington DC

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

Wed, Sep 4, 2019

A new day for Mexico? AMLO’s first Informe de Gobierno

Conference call On September 4, the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center hosted a conference call to analyze Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s (AMLO) government address after his first nine months in office. Speakers included Reynaldo Vizcarra-Mendez, Partner at Baker & McKenzie Abogados S.C.; Rodrigo Gallegos, Advisor at De la Calle, Madrazo, Madrid; and Valeria Moy, Nonresident […]

Event Recaps by Pablo Reynoso

Economy & Business English

Tue, Jul 16, 2019

The US-Colombia partnership: From Venezuela’s crisis to counter-narcotics efforts

The Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, in partnership with the United States Institute for Peace, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars’ Latin America Program, and the Inter-American Dialogue, hosted H.E. Carlos Holmes Trujillo, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Colombia, for a discussion on the future of US-Colombia relations. The conversation was moderated […]

Event Recap by Bryan Wilensky

Colombia Conflict

Tue, Jul 2, 2019

20 Years in the making: Mercosur-European Union reach trade deal

Days after the announcement of the Mercosur-European Union trade deal, the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center partnered with the Global Business and Economics Program and the Future Europe Initiative for a conference call to discuss the details and implications of the momentous agreement. A byproduct of two decades of discussions and forty rounds […]

Event Recap by Bryan Wilensky

Brazil Economy & Business

Thu, Jun 20, 2019

Russian influence in Venezuela: What should the United States do?

On June 20, the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center and its Eurasia Center co-hosted a public event to discuss the extent of Russian involvement in Venezuela, Moscow’s motivations and possible next moves, and how the United States should react. As a wave of international and domestic support for a democratic transition is sweeping […]

Event Recap by Domingo Sadurni

Economic Sanctions English

Wed, Jun 12, 2019

US-Mexico deal reached: The economic reasons for avoiding tariffs

On June 12, the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center in partnership with POLITICO, hosted a timely event to discuss the economic costs of tariffs on Mexican imports for US consumers. The event was held less than a week after a US-Mexico deal was reached. The event featured a keynote conversation with Senator Tom […]

Event Recap by Pablo Reynoso

Americas Economy & Business

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 […]

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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