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Watch our new expert video series: Caribbean Catalysts

Caribbean Catalysts, a new video series launched by the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center’s Caribbean Initiative, features in-depth expert discussion on critical issues affecting the Caribbean. Conversations aim to lower the temperature surrounding heated topics and reframe them to encourage nuanced dialogue and promote innovative pathways for cooperation between Caribbean countries and the US.

Caribbean Catalysts: Episode 2

Vicki-Ann Assevero, Senior Fellow, Caribbean Initiative, spoke with Dr. Joy St. John, current executive director of the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the first Caribbean person to be Chairman of the World Health Organization’s Executive Board from 2012-2013. The conversation covered the multi-dimensional health challenges for the region in the midst of COVID-19.

Caribbean Catalysts: Episode 1

Vicki-Ann Assevero, Senior Fellow, Caribbean Initiative, and John Agard, Professor of Tropical Island Ecology, discuss climate change adaptation in the Caribbean and a new regional initiative based at the University of the West Indies (UWI).

Read the latest from the Caribbean Initiative

Watch the Caribbean episode of the Experts of the Americas Series

Experts of the Americas, Episode 3: The Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center Caribbean Initiative

Jason Marczak, Director, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, sits down for a virtual conversation with Vicki Assevero, Senior Fellow, Caribbean Initiative, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center. They discuss critical challenges facing the Caribbean region and the strategic shaping of this new initiative.

About the Caribbean Initiative

AALAC announces 
first-of-its-kind Caribbean Initiative

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